陶芸家 十一代 大樋長左衛門（年雄）ブログ
Ceramic Artist 11th Ohi Chozaemon(Toshio) Blog
Reference：2004.05.03 北国新聞朝刊／Hokkoku Newspaper morning issue
David Rockefeller (June 12, 1915 – March 20, 2017)
He has visited my home in Kanazawa, and made tea bowls, challenged painting,
writings and tea ceremony.
I never forget that conversation in my life.
I was also invited to New York. The whole 1 floor of Rockefeller Center was Mr. Rockefeller's office.
That space which flooded art was a different world.
Some of his works were left for my home is my treasure.
I wish for rest in peace.
「文化資本の世界への発信I ～新たな価値創造と伝統の文脈～」 池坊専好さん、田中大さん、
It was held for 3 days from March 18 to the 20th at Hokkaido Rusutsu resort.
This event site as the place where the leaders who are being called Japan edition Davos meeting and are carrying
future’s Japan and world learn and interchange.
Politics, economy, culture, technology and the environment were the wide field,
and the exchange of views with the respective persons was very meaningful.
I took the platform as a member and panel with Ikenobo Yuki next representative family.
Globes management graduate school president Yoshito Hori is advocated and becomes the 9th time. It must change
Japan from the "G1 Summit"
Sushi Restaurant Komatsu Yasuke Master Craftsman Kazuo Morita, I love and respect him the most.
He said retirement by 83 years old and it was two years ago.
I only attended for the occasion of " Closing of the master craftsman's kitchen knife.
But his power of observation is a sharp, and I realized that he would recover! It was my intuition.
And he has achieved a recovery on my prediction.
Quiet night of the opening previous day
It was present at 85 years old and it is a man "Opening of the craftsman's kitchen knife".
I was given that sharing time with him and each life is wonderfull.
Related Blog： 2015.11.30 二人だけの「包丁納め」／"Sushi Knife Closing" for only two people
The Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Irene Hirano Inoue (late Senator Daniel Inoue wife) USA
and Japan Council chairperson with 10 Japanese American leader calls on Kanazawa as an inspection
for Japanese culture understanding as the beginning. And they visited my home.
The relations between Japan and the United States' leaders based in all areas with the deep penetration to Japan.
My activity at USA and experience, and, the Japanese cultural future was discussed.
I'll appreciate the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership which
gave this chance deeply.
Everybody was shared happy time with them.
I congratulate Mr. Taichi Ichimura and Ayako.
Please be an active as a successor of Kanazawa Daiwa taxi co and a leader of the Kanazawa financial
world of the young people.
Mr. Yuji Ichimura who is his father is my important friend!
City of Kanazawa and Kanazawa Crafts Council held this exhibition and areit is said that gateway of the young
artists and even come to contemporary art from tradition.
A judgeing, a display, a gallery talk, an awards ceremony, a reception and a tea ceremony held.
I was bring up from this exhibition, I am resisting as a deputy director now.
Last night's concert is finished and he is produced at my studio today and tomorrow.
I went to a hotel and pick him in the morning, many fans gathered. And at my home also.
His fan club accepts me like a family, too, and, nationwide, they speak to me everywhere.
It is a wonderful thing.
He tires. But when even the limit began to touch clay once, he had begun to seem happy and starts to make.
An orchestra and ensemble Kanazawa and him had compsymphonic concert.
Many fans gathered from the whole country.
Even I find out that there aren't an orchestra and a person who can sing together.
He is very much talent and I realized once more that he is a star.
Princess Nobuko-sama made an official visit to Kanazawa and did a keynote speech by a world congress of JCI.
And a theme was “Tradition and Transmission” also had a talk about my succession,
time of important regaining consciousness.
Since Onari (highnesss visiting) to my home with Prince Tomohito Mikasa 23 years ago,
since that time it's under care of official and personal affairs from Highness.
Onari of this second time. It was s honor again.
Thank you very much for former Japan JC president Kousuke Shibata, Kanazawa JC,
Imperial Guards and local police and all related peoplee.
A leader from 35,000 people of whole country is this year. president Aoki Syogo.
I met him at G1 Summit Hamamatsu last year.
JC! JC! JC!
I was a member the far past, too. There are many dear memories.
Active members look very young now, that means I became old man.
However I can still continue to relate many activities with them, I'm happy.
Thank you very much for president Aoki Syogo,
Past Pesident Shibata Kousuke and Kanazawa JC president Tsukamoto Yasuo.
This will be 2nd store at where the super premium pharmacy under my design supervision is being proposed.
A wall beyond 20 meters of full length was born from technology of Kanazawa Isurugi plasterer and my ceramics
with the theme of the universe - earth - blue sky.
I should be very much obliged if it is possible to spend comfortable time when the people visited and until
Now, I'd like also to propose the art space from tradition and contemporary which made modernity fused.
It shares history in Meguro-ku and Kanazawa by Kaga seigneur Maeda family,
and I have a small close relation.
My family history is created also by Maeda family and Urasenke. Fortunately, there is now.
Meguro-ku chief Mr. Eiji Maeda and I had nice conversation with very fun time.
Mutual can have a professional basketball team and interchange.
A sport, a tea ceremony, arts and crafts and various cultural channels we can share with Meguro-ku.
A Canadian official language is English and French. It was big interview on by this in-flight magazine fairly,
but there is no Japanese, and it's regrettable. Is there a person who read?
This airline had taken it by Vancouver round trip before, also it was quite high grade in onboard and service.
参 照／Reference： https://issuu.com/spafax/docs/air-canada-enroute-december-2016
It is Professional basketball team Kanazawa Samuraiz.
There is home game with Saitama Bronx.
Player Ide Yuji was chosen as today's MVP, and I served award to him.
A front, a coach and a player keep winning with perfect mood.
There is a proof that a professional sport has rooted in local area.
The Kanazawa Samuraiz I love and respect.
Go Go Samuraiz !
My Buddhist room, There are my grandfather, my younger sister,
a father-in-law, my uncle and former a lot of acquaintances.
Last year, today and that time, I succeeded to OHI CHOZAEMON XI in Kyoto Urasenke.
There was some out of assumption, but I can get over everything by grace in an edge.
I also think I have to repay a little for people now.
Thank you all ! I join my palms together quietly.
I am honor to received for Agency Cultural Affairs chief advisory member.
And the meeting was held by that Agency today.
It's the Hokuriku area Shinkansen from Kanazawa to Tokyo Kasumigaseki .
Local city of a snowstorm and town of Japanese Government was mostly sunny.
When saying Kasumigaseki so that means the special ward where a government and bureaucracy are located.
I have been a consultation commissioner of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry minister,
but it still remains me that area does not related for me.
There was a future policy explanation of the whole this Agency for a meeting,
and very high-level argument was talked after that.
It's natural for me to think of Kanazawa who was born and has grown up,
but important thing is how we could build up about the cultural art nation of Japan.
I'd like to regard with chosen wonderful members.
The tea ceremony which remembers Urasenke founder and 4th Grand Master Senso continues at Kanazawa
from Meiji Period.
Senso was invited by the 5th Tsunanori Maeda to Kanazawa from Kyoto the far past,
and took Ohi Chozaemon at the same time.
After that Senso returned to Kyoto and established Urasenke. And Ohi Chozaemon continues
Ohi Kiln for more than 350 years at Kanazawa.
Senso has ended life on 76 years old on January 23, 1697. Today is the 320th anniversary of death.
A tea ceremony was held at Kanazawa where a senso sleeps at Kanazawa Gessonji Temple,
and my father was the host for memorial Tea ceremony, young brother Nara Sokyu and I supported.
Kanazawa was snow and we could add the family's memory again.
From 7 years old to 88 years old, men and women of all ages, a person with disabilities and a student,
all applicant is very wide. Also it will be 30 times in next year.
The 1st time and I, still, 28 years old.
From that time I have seen works. Meanwhile I'm going to learn many things.
But these challengers have no established concepts.
That's also a place by my own reconfirmation.
My father has received a tea ceremony cultural award last year.
And Urasenke Ishikawa branch members kindly held a congratulatory meeting dinner today.
My younger brother Sokyu Nara and I attended, too.
He became 89-year-old and he hopes to be active artist at least 100 years old.
His life is given from heaven, I want him to spend all his days for own art life importantly.
And to make him that happen means my mission for being his son.
Kanazawa, it snows. I was born in a good town and grew up.
No one is here for no reason. It is mysterious feeling
This tuition who has begun from 1998.
I have been told to a foreign students from all over the world.
Share the tea, make ceramics work, exhibition and tea ceremony all these experiences.
I hope they can feel Kanazawa culture by 5 times of session and want them to have a big memory.
There are a lot of works I am working for my art work with Kanazawa Isurugi Sakan Craftmen for
my art work for 20 years. I had a interview with Ms Hirami Yuki for Television program.
It will be January 22 on TV Kanazawa. Ishikawa Daihyakka.
I am the first guest for this.program in this year.
It was the meeting before 15 minutes with Announcer Kawase Yuko .
But staff & I almost talked different topics.
So-called acting without rehearsal performance.
A topic is my succession. Kanazawa culture and newly the National Crafts Museum will move from Tokyo to Kanazawa .
Was that meeting because you could speak casually! They're a professional as expected!
It was 20 minutes when I could speak happily.
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I am praying with listening temple bells at my at my Buddhist priesthood temple. Then new years has come.
I prayed family Buddhist altar, pine in a garden,,,,,,etc
After that, the Urasenke 4th Sen Soshitsu Senso and my 1st generation Ohi Chozaemon,
they both was draw for the hanging scroll with our appreciations.
It doesn't change from child's time, but my grandparents and younger sister are not together anymore.
My parents, the younger brother family and my family are in the space.It mast be disappeared,
but we are also realized and shared our bond.
New Year's Day always considers the same thing. But it's that I'm really thankful that everyone can gather vigorously.
I have to be thankful for a existence of god and of Buddh.