A Bowl for All Seasons: Exploring a Year through Japanese Tea Culture

February 4, 2021

Presented by Shoko Aono of the Ippodo Gallery in New York City; and Bradley Bailey, the Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Curator of Asian Art at the MFAH.

Live via Zoom
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Thursday, February 4 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time

Tune in for a free, live discussion about historical and contemporary facets of Japanese tea culture. A brief history of the Japanese tea ceremony sets the stage for a look at the appreciation of tea bowls and accoutrements as related to the changing seasons. Showcasing a wide variety of different styles and focusing on contemporary artists, this talk demonstrates the importance of seasonality in Japanese art and culture.