28 Jun '16, 1pm

Tokyo Keio Plaza Hotel Celebrates Porcelain Art: The annual Arita Porcelain Fair arrives in the hotel once ag...

Tokyo Keio Plaza Hotel Celebrates Porcelain Art: The annual Arita Porcelain Fair arrives in the hotel once ag...

Among the wide range of Japanese porcelain types out there, the Arita/Imari style is notable for being one of the more flowery styles. It was first produced in the town of Arita in the 17th century and is best recognized by the white porcelain with colorful nature motifs on it. In celebration of the 400 years that the style has existed, the Keio Plaza Hotel located in Tokyo has decided to host a number of special treats lasting from July 1 to August 7. Held in the lobby of the hotel, the annual Arita Porcelain Fair will enjoy its 36th iteration this year. For this year, a giant “Porcelain Tree” sculpture (9.5 meters long and 3 meters wide) will be installed there alongside the work of three prominent Arita artists. Among these three artists – Inoue Manji, Imaizumi Imaemon, and Sakaida Kakiemon – two hold the title of the special ‘National Living Treasure’ certification. Th...

Full article: http://www.luxuo.com/art/tokyo-keio-plaza-hotel-celebrate...

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Lucky Ikeda san... There's a godzilla!

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Godzilla celebrated the 60th anniversary of its Japan debut last year. The monster has starred in Hollywood films. Now, a ...

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hackaday.com 28 Jun '16, 5pm

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