Seeing Through a Glass

Landscape is one of the most popular themes in art. Whether it’s natural or urban settings, artists have long sought to express the world they see around them.

With the theme of “landscapes” central to “Seeing Through a Glass,” this collection seeks to “see through” ...

Direct Perception by Soetsu Yanagi

Soetsu Yanagi (1889-1961), a scholar who specialized in the philosophy of religion, was also a theorist and aesthetician credited for spearheading the mingei (Japanese folk crafts) movement. He is recognized as one of the first people to acknowledge the beauty and skill behind Korean ...

Architectural and Spatial Works Designed for Children

When the modern education system in Japan was established during the Meiji Era (1868-1912), the first school facilities were architecturally based on Western-style buildings. Throughout the ages, schools developed to steel-reinforced concrete buildings, with the introduction of open-classroom teaching during the 1970s.

This exhibition chronologically ...