Ceramic Artist Toshio Ohi Blog
I board the Shinkansen in the evening and I went to Tokyo.
This year with my old friends who gets along well, every year-end party.
I begin to escape dinner for the opera concert with Actor Tatsumi Takuro.
Because his daughter Marie was attended for that concert.
He gently looked to his daughter as a lovely daughter.
I knew her from child's time, so it was the deep impression also.
Every year we are making sure of our old old friendship each other. And then new year comes.
Friend is great!. Really!
Art Collectors' it appeared quite big on a new year issue.
I start to challenge to the world as contemporary artist from 2016.
It's also the resolution time which strongly continue to the 350 years tradition.
I talked with Gutai Artist, Mr. Tsuyoshi Maekawa and one of well known Gallery owner Mr. Yukio Shiraishi about my decision.
I will try the best and will put all my energy.
Everyone. Please wish and pray!
It was decided that new National Stadium the architect designed Kuma Kengo,
becomes a main stadium of Tokyo Olympics and paralympics in 2020.
He is also my many years of friend, and it's wonderful news.
Also he designing tea-ceremony room in my home, Ohi gallery and Ohi museum approach.
"That it'll be the main stadium where people of the world deeply admired and it must be Legacy for
next generation with Japanese pride.
I'd like to say a thing important to the end. which often attacks a succeeding person by negative theory and it is
the chance for changing the Japanese society from this occasion.
A completion-celebrating ceremony was performed in the morning and
my Art Sean set up in the showroom at the same time.
Title： Beating of Roats
Material：Clay wall +ceramic work
Size：3 m x 3 m
An installation site：Ishikawa Toyota Nanao
I should be very much obliged if it be longevity and a symbol of safe prayer.
彼が言う I have an idea。妥協がない。
There was a little time until dinner with friend in Tokyo, so this exhibition could be seen at last.
I have an idea he says. It is without compromise.
But a possibility that everyone can be a genius is kept. Such intention I could feel it.
Kanazawa I left the house early in the morning, bad weather of a sleet mixture.
Kyoto I have arrived at 10:00, clear sky. I feel like a that is why it used to be the capital.
Tokyo I don't also need a coat in
Now when taking the Shinkansen, it's possible to finish an important matter in 1 day.
But the climate is very different.
Before no one would be able to do such experience .
I received 9 persons concerned of fine arts from Shanghai and received various requests.
Invitation was received as a lecturer of Shanghai Art and Design Academy.
Also I was invited to Shanghai Invitation artist to an art exhibition in Japan China and South Korea in May of next year.
Shanghai may be also my base now. It's that I'm thankful.
This class which has started from 1998,it is the 17th time.
I am teaching that Japanese culture for the foreign student in Kanazawa University.
First, experience of a tea ceremony. I will teach them a lecture over that 5 times.
A student from all the countries attends France, Poland, Ireland, Romania, China, Thailand and Philippines.
I want them to bring many memories in Kanazawa.
I'm still remembered for my Boston university studying age.
I went to Nanao City in Ishikawa Pref. in the morning.
I am making a big art work at Toyota now.
I found the old woman who walks in the middle of the roadway slowly.
Still the car run to drive off from her side calmly.
There was nothing, 、、、.
Is Japan all right?
Kanazawa was clear sky after a long time. I walked around the Kanazawa castle.
I often played baseball here. When having that,
I could climb this wall but not possible to get any more off.
A lot of people gather and it has been helped by a fireman.
I have some important places in Kanazawa.
I don't want these memories to become sightseeing places.
There was a top to the top! But thank you very much for my crab eaten so far!
A title as "Extreme " is given by Echizen Crab get in Fukui Pref to only something excellent special.
Dinner from basically crab Fukui's products got only for our dinner.
" Komatsu Yasuke " in Kanazawa
The first head of Ginza Kyuubee made call that Mr. Kazuo Morita "the craftsman who grasps the best of Japan sushi”.
Such expert has decided now to 84 years old and time of retirement.
It was promised with him and I was the last guest.
It's being grasped by usual and our special conversation.
His standing form is very beautiful. And my five senses open all the way.
"Yasuke's father" It's formed with at a strange edge.
For 14 years, we quarreled about fun of the mutual pride.
18 years after reconciliation have brimmed over with wonderful friendship.
And I'm holding a sense of respect deeply.
I never share such experience in my life.
The ream visitor was made many friends so far.
Mr. Teshigawara Hiroshi, Mr. Kayama Matazou, Mr. Bando Mitsugoro, Ms. Kawashima Naomi,
they passed away and remembered, too. It was also a time from that impression.
We finished everything, and he put a Sushi Knife quietly.
He called that Sushi Knife Closing ".
It's honor that it was possible to see the moment for his last ceremony.
" Komatsu Yasuke " in Kanazawa has ended.
But he restores somewhere certainly. I'm convinced.
We, " Sushi Knife Closing " only of two people
December 1. from 18:00
It's going to be broadcast by Hokuriku broadcast MRO TV
於 大樋美術館／at Ohi Museum
I return from Nobeoka to the Miyazaki airport, Fukuoka Airport, Komatsu Airport and Kanazawa in the morning.
It was the next day's schedule primarily. It's because an important guest is going to visit my home in the afternoon.
Mr. Glenn Adamson is the director of New York Art and Design Museum.
A Japanese Kogei exhibition is held at this museum at present,
and it was under care very much in case of a recent visit by him also.
He has deep understanding about Japanese arts and ceramics.
And he tried to make a tea bowl with his hand was quite used to.
Akimoto Yuji (Director of the Kanazawa 21st Century museum) was together and he surprised seriously, too.
That there is such person lives in New York may be the one of the important Japanese advantage.
The member who tow the Japanese culture now gather for engine 01.
It was a short while, but I receive friendship from a lot of people.
And I received many regaining consciousness and courage.
Mr. Takurou Tatsumi produced in the dinner party with Ms. Yuri Konno and I participate as a lecturer on related
by Encourage Japan Intelligent Network in Nobeoka Miyazaki Nobeoka
Participants from Kansai, Hokuriku area and the Kyushu whole field was satisfied with wine and French cuisine
from place producing Kyushu area.
And a circle of a wonderful exchange expanded.
於 九州保健福祉大学／At Kyushu University of Health and Welfare
The ability of the different field next to "engine" of the cultural formation in a new epoch also means appealing
to form "circle".
A member beyond 120 people could unfold an open college at Nobeoka.
The seminar I concerned
・floral picture workshop Mr. Nobuhiko Fujikawa and Mr. Nobutomo Mashimo.
・Japanese traditional arts and crafts Mr. Sei Takeyama, Kang a sang-jung and Mr. Yoichiro Kawaguchi
・ARUTIMETTO person wolf Ms. Kazuyo Katsuma, Mr. Motohiko Izawa, Mr. Shimako Iwai, Ms. Mariko Oe,
Mr. Takurou Tatsumi, Hachiya Sohitus and Mr. Rod Maillard
People gathered from the whole country,
I hope all participants think and received something by the respective seminars.
Because it is the purpose of this meeting.
於 星稜大学／At Seiryo University KANAZAWA
It was a discussion about traditional culture for the junior high school student in Kanazawa city.
I had in troubled with my succeeding to my family estate at my junior high school student time with deeply neurosis.
I yelled and cried with breaking my room.?For some reason, I do not clearly remember so much.
But my teacher in charge, my friends and my family helped. When thinking now, I believe that's education.
A life is being held while worrying.
When I was returning in that auditorium, some students were shook hands got me.
The thing I'd like to tell! It seems to me that some students understood!
Good luck for junior high school students!
Kanazawa Korinbo Rotary Club sponsored and That panel was by 4 parsons with Mr.Katani Hachiro,
Mr. Satoshi Otomo, Mr. Nishiyama Niritaka and myself.
Tokyo Ebisu yesterday, I visited "Sonoyama" Japanese Restaurant. Owner is Ms. Sonoyama Makie.
It was diner together with a friend sister from New York, then wonderful taste with remembered our child time.
And she quietly gave me for her published book, it was impressed that she was watching me to the end.
Now I am in the Hokuriku Shinkansen which returns to Kanazawa.
I just finished reading her book and my tear has come out for some reason.I
I know her, but it wasn't known at all how she had lived.
There are almost no cases that I watch television. I never checked a person with a net.
And I do not memorize most's person. When I was a child and summer vacation was over,
I forgot some of my friends name.
For me! A good person? Isn't it so! It may be only that judgement.
The sense of taste which isn't only the five senses may be some ones with the 6 senses.
taste. And I'm also thinking I received regaining consciousness which will live as an artist and go sincerely now.
Owner and Mr. Sonoyama Makie! Thank you very much.
於 石川県立音楽堂／At Ishikawa prefectural concert hall.
Kyoka Izumi's Takinoshiraito became an opera. His word is more poetic (Mayuzumi Madoka-script),
more that will be next to the sheet music (Senju Akira-composition), acting,
song (Otomo Naoto-direction) and Art Sean (Senjyu Hiroshi- theme Art).
Mayuzumi Madoka, is master of my haiku. Senju Hiroshi is a painter and it's the same year birth member.
Senju Akira (composition) is his young brother, a composer and their younger sister is a violinist. Three brothers,
everyone is my friend. Otomo Naoto (direction) is also the
same year birth member.
This is the one of the highest network performance for art.I'm happy to be all their friend for long time.
Izumi Kyoka must be very surprised by this performance.
12 years before, their father has visited to my family and has been also invited to his office in New York.
Now he is 100 years old.
Mr. David Rockefeller Jr. who became the first son attended for my lecture at New York Japan society in October 2014.
Then he seem to have thought in the case, visit Kanazawa and meet me.
And they visited today, Ohi Museum, sheared the tea together at tearoom and made tea bowls.
"In the world said, multimillionaire with great influence" my impression is just different.
They are gentle and frugal person. They coexisted with nature and art.
I learned from them. And we promised me to see each others in spring of next year atNew York.
Kanazawa marathon was performed at same time.
A runner was also running through one after another in front of my home.
Many acquaintances were in it, too,
I apologize that I could not support. I should be very much obliged if you can understand.
The Gala party was held by Mr. Nakata Hidetoshi at Kanazawa Nikko Hotel.
A man was a hakama, and a lady was a dress cord as Yuzen wear,
and participants beyond 300 people gathered from all over the world.
He is supporting for Japanese arts and crafts (kogei) and his contribution begun to send many artists to the world
Mr. Maekawa Tsuyoshi was a valid witness of the Gutai arts,
Mr. Shiraishi Yukio is owner of the gallery which spreads Japanese contemporary art among foreign countries
and a talk in a New Year number with me.
And this talk was opening to the public.
Also releasing my new painting I'm making this time.
We talked about the respective contemporary arts each others.My painting will be included from this interview.
A world congress of a junior chamber (JC) is held at Kanazawa. Since overcoming, I was a member, too.
JC selected Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World(TOYP)
2015 awarded parsons gathered in Kanazawa and officially visited my home.
Ireland, Bulgaria, India, Australia, Zanbia and Haiti are very various.
Their interest which excels in something is deep.
Japan and Kanazawa, tea ceremony, Ohi Ware if they had something feel, I would be so happy.
A beauty and the intellect, the females in an area beyond 70 countries representative are gathered.
Such as a diplomat, a newscaster and an actress are appointed to the important post of each country,
their future is promised by growing as an influential lady.
Ambassadors and VIP were invited and I was also with a contest, a dinner party and an after party.
4 of my selection was chosen from the best 5. I also sheared same opinion for the 2015 Miss international,
so everybody in my table was surprised.Lough
Even though beautifully, tall figure and full of the characteristic point, I am very much fascinated.
I guessed it is not only me.
Japan Broadcasting educational line society was held in Kanazawa and a talk show with him was achieved.
And a panel discussion was also with Mr.Hayakawa Kazuyoshi
(Ishika Pref Genaral Tourism Producer) and Mrs. Oda Erika (Kagaya) was performed.
It was a busy schedule, but I think it was very much meaningful conversation.
Thank you very much for this organization and person concerned.
I returned home from New York.
And then I directly went from Narita Airport to Tokyo national new art museum for the 2nd Nitten (Japan Fine Art Exhibition)
yesterday and my work also displayed as a member.
A social gathering of Kogei (craft arts) was held in the evening,
There is officially Nitten started today.
At night, Nitten member celebration party. I attended all events and return to Kanazawa.
New York Museum of Arts and Design invited a VIP, and I served as the host.
I think they could understand that there are tea ceremony which also permits contemporary art with
the way of tea as well as old tea style.
This art museum was just renewal opened by new building.
Since I studied in Boston University, I sometimes visited this art museum.
I could meet with Korean Contemporary Artist, Mr. Nam June Palk which he was preparing own his exhibition.
It was also this museum.
It was very shocking to see by my eyes on many works which the world is changed as their art.
I met those works again today. And then my studying abroad time was returned but
I found that strange different understanding came up to me.
From that more than 30 years have passed already. I realize that contemporary art and I may be updating.
Washington & Lee University
So the people who I met professors,students and local people
I don't forget that moment.
I return by a morning flight, the strange sense to seem to live in New York.
It was short stay. Thank you Virginia !
And thank you all.
A football game of this university is visited in the afternoon.
After that approximately 3 hour car driving. And visited to Monticello.It was discovered of the 3rd generations U.S.A.
president Thomas Jefferson with his birth house.
Colored leaves were beautiful and I could feel about southern history.
In the morning I had a lcture.
After that Prof. Janet Ikeda and a student gave a tea party in the tea-ceremony room Urasenke Great
Grand Tea Master Hounsai contributed "Senshin.an”.
This university is only an excellent student.
Establishment in 1749.
The university where the history for which a name of USA the first President George Washington and
the south army commander Robert Lee general of the Civil War was taken is here.
The general became the first president and has got to eternal sleep by one corner in a campus at present.
And I arrive at this university. The beautiful campus where locates the atmosphere in the south.
The university side welcomed me with perfect hospitality of Prof. Janet Ikeda cordially.
There is one topics which I want to write.
President of the United States of America George Washington wrote a letter for this university on June 17, 1798.
I could hold in my hand.
I was impressed with a welcome by the most important treasure.
I arrive at the airport for transit.
I never heard and I don't also know whether it's everywhere.
When it'll be checked with a net, it seems to be in the State of North Carolina.
But the airport is the considerable scale and the interior is also dressing itself up.
I will fly to Roanoke airport at the State of Virginia. I take it after a long time. It's a propeller plane.
New York doesn't put me to sleep.
A morning came.
New York the town where it's gently also spicy
The warmth of the brief moment.
Severe winter comes soon.
I am just like poet ! at acquaintance home in NYC. Laugh !
I participated workshop and panel discussion for activity of this exhibition from the afternoon.
Existence consciousness of art is high in New York, and an art work exists in everywhere in the town.
I'll challenge a work in conformity with contemporary art and the work which proof of Japanese arts and crafts .
So my work has to be about widely and deeper.
秋元雄史・金沢21世紀美術館館長がキューレートした、日本の工芸を紹介する Future Forward Exhibition が始まった。
Future Forward Exhibition where Akimoto Yuji (Kanazawa 21st Century Art Museum Director) organized at
New York Museum Art and Design.
And most of 12 selected artists gathered also Collectors from all over the world was attended for
this Opening Party.
Exhibition of Wendell Caslte held at the same time. He's also Professor of Rochester Institution of technology.
So I know him over than 30 years.
It may be the one already decided actually that it's coincidence from the past.
於 成田空港/At Narita Airport
バージニアではWashington and Lee University での講義など盛りだくさん。
The travel which is approximately 10 days from today
The invitational exhibited in New York, exhibition opening at a Art and Design Museum
and event participation in other galleries.
A lecture in Washington and Lee University at Virginia. It is quite a lot.
I go visit!
Kanazawa is a clear sky after a long time. The feeling is also best.
The day trip to Tokyo is also comfortable thanks to the Shinkansen.
Mr. Junji Ito who became Proffesor of Tokyo University of Fine Arts from last year.
He is teaching with many invited artists.
"The view of Japanese culture of arts and crafts from contemporary art, I spoke for 90 minutes.
Mr. Junji Ito who is also familiar with a tea ceremony as a contemporary art critic.
I'm also the sworn friend for 30 years who leads me.
I am honor that I could teach such his important students.
Party of the 400 years Rimpa school and special exhibition have started at Kyoto National Museum.
With that. Noh play "and" fashion show adjourned,
and Ms KOSHINO JUNKO held and banquet dinner at Kyoto Hyatt Regency.
400 years ago and today time shared today.
Mr. Kousuke Shibata who became a first Japan Junior Chamber president from Kanazawa.
He is showing wonderful leadership. And a world conference of a junior chamber is held at Kanazawa in November.
Him and my talk for a bulletin was performed today.
It's going to be published on October 20 with the picture taken at a tea-ceremony room in my home, gallery and garden.
Many of the junior chamber members will gather from all over the world.
I hope I can some help to entertain if it is possible.
Such as Mr. Tatuya Ishii did national anthem sing for opening game of Kanazawa samuraiz, it was a historical affair.
And it was morning 3:00 the party with him was held and that I returned to a home in Kanazawa.
8:30 my assistant arrives with his car and a door horn was rang, I forgot to get up. I rushed and left from my house.
The airplane movement from Komatsu Airport to Fukuoka Airport was serious for me who drank wine too much.
Excessive drinking has a hangover by my medical point of view. Laugh,
14:00 I had a lecture on "Ohi Toshio who challenges contemporary art" for about 1 hour.
Thank you very much for everybody in Fukuoka!
It was samurai fashion and sang national anthem for an opening game of Kanazawa samuraiz.
My a lot of companies resisted each other and finally had an opening game.
"It's sung for Kanazawa." he said that.
Tatuya Ishii. I realized that he is a great star.
The professional basketball game team started with friends.
It's during exhibition holding in Fukuoka now, I return to Kanazawa only today.
I requested national anthem sing by Mr. Tatuya Ishii. He took over pleasantly.
The first regular game and opening game.
These circumstances which have only once. It's seen through with Kanazawa's friend.
My last exhibition in Japan started today.
First day first thing in the morning.
Mrs. Shoji in Oita Pref came by bus. It's said that took 2 hours and a half.
In its usual gentleness of her, every time, I have given each impression by her
There is not so acquaintance in Fukuoka. But the visitor never stop from a morning.
It's always maintained by someone.
It may be a really happy life.
I'll stay in Fukuoka until October 5.
At Odawara Citizen Hall
I was invited to have a lecture. A theme is inconsistent culture in Kanazawa.
Though it was learned in Kyoto and it was quiet in Edo (Tokyo),
I explained a historical background aiming at deep rare culture.
Kanazawa's phenomenon which has happened after Hokuriku Shinkansen opening was compared as the same
Shinkansen area along a railway line castle town.
Each culture should carry how related to contemporary art. Kanazawa also! Odawara alsoI!
I was invited with all warm hospitality and thank you very much for UraSenke Odawara branch stuff people
with 350 participated people.
A reception has started from 17:00.An acquaintance of Ms. KOSHINO HIROKO
and my important people gathered, too.
And thank you very much for other all persons.
I respect Ms.Koshino Hiroko her positive life-style.
Also Her all new paintings are one of “Gutai” artist mind. Which I found.
She's a great and worldwide fashion designer. And a painting and ceramics are also fond.
I made the work which imagined her painting this time.
The work she made at my studio in Kanazawa also is displayed and indeed is two person exhibition.
A reception is performed from 17:00 today. A exhibition is until October 25.
She has died. She was singer, actress and a sommelier, too.
2013 in August, .her cancer was found
2014 in January,she had a operation and succeeded safely.
In March after an operation, I had dinner together in recovery celebration from her illness.
"Non-alcoholic wine" is it good !
"An anticancer drug isn't done.” I believed nature !
Such conversation was also done.
in April.She also came to my exhibition of Tokyo
I knew her condition by report of mass communication
I wanted they to appreciate a little more.
Several days ago, I was anxiously and sent LINE.
It became already-read, but a reply has not come.
I'll wish for rest in peace.And Thank you all.
Her life was "good" I have that kind of feeling.
Miyazaki Nichinichi Shinbun served as the 67th Miyanichi Exhibition.
All works were chosen by myself as the 2nd time of judge continuously last year,
so I am asked also own my taste from audience.
I saw a present-day art like a surfboard, it means new type of craft and begging to grow new field.
I finished my judge and quickly return to Haneda Airport.
I will attend friend's living national treasure authorization celebration party in the evening.
Mr. Suda Kenji was authorized by an important intangible cultural asset holder (living national treasure) as a wood
worker last year and a celebration party was held magnificently today.
I have been 9 artists as "nine harmony" and have developed new movement of fine arts.
President Tokyo university of Fine Art Miyata Ryohei represent for this group and professor of Tokyo university
of Fine Art Mitamura Arizumi was Promoter.
Mr.Suda and I were together. After that group became 20 people.
Members who can't have met any more and with related people gathered,
It engaged in a reminiscence.
I am now writing my blog in Miyazaki.
I take airplane from Komatsu Airport by Haneda Airport and arrive at the Miyazaki airport.
I am invited to be judge of the Miyazaki Pref Art Exhibition Tomorrow will be a board of review.
09/23 Miyazaki Pref Art Exhibition Judge
09/25 Reception Two person show with Ms. KOSHINO HIROKO in Tokyo Ginza.
09/27 lecture at Odawara civic hall
09/29 Fukuoka Mitsukoshi Solo exhibition starts.
Travel of a load for 10 days starts from today.
Famous Japanese architects gathered in Kanazawa.
A finale of the academic meeting performed for 3 days was a talk with an architect,
Kuma Kengo, Art Critic, Mr.Ito Junji and me.
What is coincidence ? How should it be caught?
We have friendship beyond 25 years.
Time when it was given to a panel seemed to be the condensation.
It was a short stay, but there was a lot of regaining consciousness.
It may be visited again next year!
I'll challenge contemporary art.Until I'm convinced!
I am leaving from Hong Kong soon.
He's using two names appropriately.
Stanley Wong is a designer.
Anothermauntainman is an artist.
Both of his activities are most respected in Hong Kong.
I had dinner together with this wonderful man.
And we promised to meet again in March 2016.
I arrive at the Hong Kong airport around noon.
It has been 30 years ago and That case was a British domain.
A town changed a lots. Already, finance and contemporary art are Asian mecca.
An art fair, an auction and a handled contemporary art work are being the world price.
The chance may come for me, it'll be big turning point for my life.
The relationship of the people who came up to now and my experience was the same wheel.
The natural course which happens by itself is the gods,Buddha and ancestor's grace.
My Kanazawa friends and I started professional basketball team.
The team name is Kanazawa samuraiz.
We saw beautiful Tateyama-Mountains seen in the way. I took that meaning for celebrating new team.
Today is the first game for the new team with Tomiyama. And that game result was 74-74 draws.
It was a good game and all my friends stroking tear! I was excited also.
I'll move to Tokyo today and visit Hong Kong from tomorrow.
I'll move to Tokyo today and visit Hong Kong from tomorrow.
This morning's Hokkoku Simbun Newspaper.
Father's exhibition and that reception at yesterday's night were an article.
Many persons gathered to a celebration.
My father who will be 88 years old and mother who resists, they seemed really happy.
And everybody's divine protection for them.
Thank you all !
Actress Ms. Oginome Keiko has come to my home before, it was again to visit with another actress Ms. Makise Riho,
Both of two people like a tea ceremony and ceramics, and it's said that they're Ohi Ware fan, very, honor!
In Beijing, Many of Bentley, Rolls-Royce and Lamborghini are driving around center of town It was
just like a motor show.
And Porsche Cayenne and Panameira are running like a standard car.
Range Rover also seems to be becoming the popular car by a new sense.
Korean Hyundai and KIA is on the decline today of the ancestry which increased the share just a little while ago,
Japanese Lexus, Toyota, and Nissan have much less than before from political friction.
I Loyang, only super cars also stopped at five star hotel where I stayed.
I saw a lot of luxury apartments which are being constructed in a suburb, construction seemed to stop.
Other local cities also seem to hold the same problem.
The people who met were a successful and wonderful people.
New generation in the born in 1980 's and the born generation in 1990 which are being talked about in China,
one after another, new business, they start ed.
Also another parson developing business of the same area scale as Karuizawa was same generation with me.
The luxury car purchase is said to be an approximately 2 times of Japanese value by a relation of a tax.
The luxury restaurant, the fashion brand and the price sometimes exceeded than Japan.
When everyone also has success, there is also failure.
Japan and China. A new order may be asked one.
The amateur's nonsense which I did not understand, so and no hard feelings please.
I just fined just my daughter who works same kind of service work
つまりBusiness Class がFirst Classより上になるのだ。
I move from Loyang to Anyang by rapid transit railway. A seat class is being sorted out as follows in China.
An economy class seat, a first class seat and a Business Class. In other words,
Business Class will be the top more than First Class.
Today I take 2 hours at this seat.I check each circumstances between Japan and China.
* Japan is excellent overwhelmingly for ride quality.
* The interval is also wide and the seat is excellent in full-flat more overwhelmingly than Japan.
* Japan is so excellent that service won't be comparison.
* It's indication beyond 300 kilometers, but the speed thinks it's slower than Japan.
* Japan is excellent including the color for the interior design.
These are my impressions as I may be Japanese
China Luoyang Wangwushan Daimeishan Gloval Geopark
It may be said that nature means no one can touch.
I tried to exist on the huge stone.
The mind had been stolen from whether it was from fearfulness at the moment.
"Where an I ?"
"China?" "No isn't such meaning." ?????
“Am I blessed?" "If saying, am not blessed" ?????
Thinking by return car
The calligrapher who I met.
Large explosion in Tianjin.
About the client who had a site in his hand just like same scale of Old Karuizawa.
What will happen to Abe prime minister talk?
The future of my life 、、、、、、
To be able to share and not to be share.
It's 、、、、、 because I am in China.
Then I was sleeping. Lough!
This village in the suburb of Loyang
It's said that it prospered as a ceramics producing center before. We have to walk on the way like a dried
river to enter in the village. and a foot doesn't become stable
And there is no one.
A shed has been seen soon. The only people who make earnestly silently. What and whose purpose is it made?
It's the only epitaph signature museum in China where it's 15 kilometers away from the Loyang city.
Various persons appear on an epitaph signature. Approximately 1300 years before,
many romances in the Tang age is kept.
I arrive at the Loyang airport in the evening from the Beijing airport.
I met the genius calligrapher who represents China and he is just 32 years old.
His name is 陳花容
I was very much surprised from his name 「花容」
It's the same title as my fathers’ masterpiece and my mothers name of 「容子」
He's a southpaw, but he takes a brush on the right hand. My younger brother is the same style, too.
It is all coincidence.
The new office to which we have just moved. It's located in the 33rd floor of skyscraper in the center
of the downtown centers in Beijing. Though why it's clears up, the sight isn't certain.
Anything of interior construction has not ended yet, the 24-year-old owner who started new business
came to consultation.
I hope that project goes realistic story.
It was hot Kanazawa, but I could every day work at my studio.
I have changed this time for China visit and I will arrive at Beijing.
Wide China will be crossed from the day after tomorrow. Travel of a purge of my soul starts.
I will leave on Narita Airport soon.
A governor, a scholar, a minister, Prof. University of Tokyo and now are a mogul necessary to Japan as
the knowledgeable person
who serves as the Japanese initiation meeting chairperson who supports Japanese ministry.
It was his lecture at Kanazawa today.
"Just as it is, then local becomes extinct."
"Nothing is changed by conventional correspondence about a solution for birth rate declination."
It's necessary to propose the drastic aid package which mentioned officials and
the people and focused in the young generation.
It was the important contents for many local political and financial circles attending.
It's approximately 20 years before that I met Mr. Masuda. He was Iwate prefectural governor.
I should not talk about political subject but I think he is the unique person of a stance who does not look for a
bureaucrat and for a politician.
And I have the long relationship by a sense of love and respect while leading and receiving variously.
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TEL : 03-5159-6877
E-MAIL : firstname.lastname@example.org
She is the fashion designer and well known in the world who represents Japan.
She is also one of my important supporting parson for my life.
And she was requesting collaboration exhibition with me for a long time. And it became realistic story.
She worked all day long yesterday at my studio in Kanazawa by hot weather.
I am very much honor to be able to have exhibition with her and I will try the best.
It's held at Tokyo Ginza and a KH gallery from 9/15 days to October 25.
It is a heat wave in Tokyo. I was invited as a lecturer of a Sougetsu school of flower arrangement summer seminar
An installation and a work of Isamu Noguchi are left for Tokyo Sogetsu Hall.
Isamu Noguchi and Tashigawara Hiroshi (past Sougetsu school of flower arrangement representative family)
are my admiration.
It's honor that a member of a class from the world and all Japan is able to lecture to the space at
which they still alive.
I slept very well last night.
This morning, I read Hokkoku Simbun Newspaper.
It was topics about Musician Ishii Tatuya worked at my studio in Kanazawa.
Fine recovery! It's immersed in making my work today!
My feeling like I was walking on air and I had frequent spells of dizziness
Even if I'm talking with a person, a focus isn't decided.
The cause seems to be physical fatigue and dehydration and got intravenous drip injection at a hospital.
Though I also attended a meeting in the evening, but I was worry, water supplement.
Some people worried about me, and I was thankful.
I have not experienced a headache yet. Dizziness is experienced for the first time.
I was fine with a hot one and a cold weather, but it is my age!
He came to my studio in Kanazawa again.
He talked with clay. And all his mask was given life by his magic.
Is it Buddha? Or palladium?
To the extent air in studio was changed.
He's a true artist.
One corner in my studio is the space where he's for exclusive use.
8/29 18:30 金沢の老舗料亭・つる幸で“京都と金沢”を彼と語る
He was born in Kyoto and his grand father Kondo Yuzo was ceramist and the living national treasure.
With him, the same year born. Both of us are ceramic artist. And much, from the past, we are company.
We are going to converse with 8/28 at Kanazawa Tsuruko.
Today is the meeting.
Hokuriku Line is suspended all day by influence of a typhoon.and still has come by car
Thank you very much!
8/29 18:30 "Kyoto and Kanazawa" are told with him at a long-established r Japanese-style restaurant
in Kanazawa Tsuruko.
For more information, to the following.
Nikko (Japanese ironstone) relies on eldest son and Yuki and sells a finished beer tumbler "KIZUNA”.
A press announcement was performed at Kanazawa in Tokyo, and “Father & Son Talk” with me was also performed.
The mass communication person concerned, many of the acquaintance participated also.
“Father & Son Talk" with my father and me is receiving coverage of a television and a newspaper,
but there is never a case that we talked by opening to the public.
26-year-old eldest son who has always attended severely. I'm thankful for such chance's coming for him as my father.
But being no cases that he float, the Sparta education will be also continued now.
Travel Japan "contemporary art".
He published such book. Even a critic is the original logic which isn't also an artist. And He will be 60 years old soon.
A panel discussion and a birthday party were held.
Founder for art museum director in the Naoshima. And the later, Kanazawa 21st century museum of
contemporary art director. And now he is also Tokyo University of Fine Art Museum director.
The significance of this Mr. Akimoto's existence is deep meaning for Kanazawa.
It'll be that a place by the achievement is being spread in all over the world increasingly.
But I also hope and wish of citizen that he feels Kanazawa as a foothold thoroughly.
My life is changed by met such great person, too. Many persons as well as same feelings I maybe shared.
40 professors in Taiwan visited my family as cultural exchange program by sponsorship of Taiwanese
Department for Culture
My family, my father and I have many important friends in Taiwan from the old days.
Ms. Lin Mun-lee led today is the one, too.
The architecture, the fine arts and the field are various, and I think wecould interchange significantly.
於 ANA金沢クラウンプラザホテル／at Kanazawa ANA Crownplaza Hotel
太一郎さん 文香さん 責任は重いですが
平成二十七年 七月吉日 大樋年雄
Happy, Couple! Everyone gathered in Kanazawa from the whole country.
I was also invited that wedding and being honor to make memorial gifts for all invitational guests.
The message that I put with my work.
There is some of long-established companyies in Kanazawa.
Fukumitsu family was also keeping supporting culture from each generations with every kind of time.
Late head of the family Mr.Fukumitsu Hirmu and present head of a family Mr. Fukumitsu Matsutarou
are keeping same kind directions and life-style both.
Mr.Fukumitsu Taichirou now seems to be when his father was young.
Mr.Fukumitsu Matsutarou now has strong in the image of his father.
Miss.Ayaka joins to the Fukumitsu family and goes following eternity.
Then, how does this family continue? That's a secret of Fukumitsu family.
It may be a symbol of Kanazawa style and the state of the house.
Maybe Taichiro and Ayaka has heavy responsibilities
Please cooperate and support future of Kanazawa
I am very much honor that I could make memory work for a happy wedding.
2015/07/11 OHI TOSHIO
Cater Fukutome Isao visited Kanazawa and gave us interview to 10th Ohi Chouzaemon and I from
father and sun relationship.
There was 3 days interview, and it'll be looking forward what kind of program it'll be.
8/30 From 15:00 to 16:00. The BS Asahi TV and "Japanese pottery around of a trip"
There is coverage of Asahi National Broadcasting from a morning, and after that,
I went to Tokyo by Shinkansen for a meeting of Nitten.
And I dropped in at his exhibition which is also my important friend. The work collection was issued
by him who lives in Venice long time, the exhibition which is commemorated.
He's original for the sophisticated form and color. He's circled by wonderful people, too.
That it'll be a big artist along with a high skill as an artist.
Today is a Star Festival and 、、、.
One of my car I took importantly and importantly for 12 years.
Before I go to bed, I check that car while touching a body quietly!
The car in a garage today
Though it has never broken until now
The engine doesn't start for some reason. My favorite car does such reaction certainly from the past.
What is a favorite car? He does not want to go anywhere. I'm sad also.
I return from Tokyo to Kanazawa early in the morning.
Tea wedding was performed at my home and a new couple was born.
I was very impressed by their parents and everyone looked so glad . I am happy maid and I am happy also!
I was invited the first day in Tokyo Kabukiza Theater "July big kabuki".
I'm impressed with the acting the force of Mr. Tamasaburou Bando and Mr. Ebizou Ichikawa.
who are also my cquaintance.
There was after dinner together with Ebizou's mother (Mrs. Ichikawa Danjuro) and it was topic of kabuki.
Well known Architecture Kuma Kengo designs this Kabuki theater. Interior, the exterior, actor's costume
and everything are arts and crafts. And many people appreciate it by a kimono.
Kabuki is the way of tea. Kabukiza is a tea room.
Pretense and tea ceremony. Arts and crafts in all ages exist there.
ブルース ミラー オーストラリア大使が発起人となって、ポーリン・ガンデル氏の旭日小綬章受賞祝賀会が大使公邸で催された。
She received The Order of the Rising Sun and her celebration party was held at Australia ambassador official
residence by a call of Ambassador Blues Miller .
Mr. John Gandel and Mrs. Pauline Gandel are collecting Japanese Lacquerware items
and many Japanese craft works.
And they are contributing from their collections for abroad art museum also to Japanese professional gallery.
Recently they had big establishment of fine arts in National Gallery of Victoria in 2012.
They are also important parson for Urasenke Tea Foundation from their understandings about
the way of Japanese tea.
She'd like to contribute for promotion on a Japan-Australia relation with this continues, she made a speech.
After that Mr and Mrs Gandel held acknowledgment dinner party in Ogasawara count house.
Close friends from domestic and abroad,
I was invited as main guests with President of Kanazawa 21st Century Museum Akimoto Yuji
and Lacquer artist Mr. Kitamura Tatsuo.
They are coming to Kanazawa and Noto many times by a private jet,
and they have been made tea bowls at my studio.
Though they are already great success businessman, building the happy family with circled by 12 grandchilds.
I'd like to wish that they will continue their own activities forever.
We gathered at Machida. Because there is Tamagawagakuen which passed with a high school and a university
in the neighborhood.
Our bond is so deep from the past that Facebook doesn't need our friendship.
The traveling time reduced substantially from Kanazawa to Machida.
And my friend who couldn't meet easily sits down on my next. Still our young memory is weathering increasingly.
They welcomed me even though everyone did not meet after a long time.
it. I realized myself I really feel it was good to attend with my friends! Thank you very much,
I really love Tamagawagakuen.
His grandfather was living national treasure. His father is making work in abroad almost half year.
And he has high reputations from domestic and abroad.
So it may be the reason why Nakazato family is a distinguished family from Karatsu.
Time slowly is passing at the studio.
His style of potter's wheel making is beautiful.
And our reunion is promised.
A ceramic artist Mr. Aoki Kiyotaka died of 57 years old on April 14.
We grew up by the really similar environment and he was only one year older than me.
He was a quiet person and loved art and music.
I was a problem child for a long time.
Perhaps he's silent, I'm noisy.
He proved honest life-style, and he was my target.
I have just talked about each eldest son in beginning April.
That's the last our conversation.
It was possible to come to his home to Arita finally.
Because I wanted to put a hand together.
I'd like to wish for his rest in peace.
This exhibition which has started at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in April.
After that it exhibits around a various part of Japan, and it's held at Kanazawa 21st Century Museum from tomorrow.
My work which received from the Prime Minister Award is also introduced at same time.
By all means, please see it.
今年度、この高校は国のＳＧＨ(Super Global High School)の指定を受け、
Kanazawa Izumigaoka High School
Probably all the people knows this school in the Ishikawa prefecture.
Much of a relative and a cousin is a former student at this school.
I was a last junior high school student, I had been attacked by the strong pressure.
Even if I'd like to go to this high school, it was not possible to go.
Of course, it wouldn't be only such reason.
The self-murder who can't be pessimistic about the future and also do
But a teacher in charge, friends, mother and everyone helped me.
It resulted and I went to Tokyo Tamagawagakuen.
And for a long time, this memory was still sealing its mind up.
A life is a strange.
Eldest son and the second son went to this high school by good luck.
I had not been to the PTA. However I became as a director and a chairperson.
Experience in assumption outside may be from children's favor.
This high school received designation of national SGH (Super Global High School) in this year.
I'm going to serve as the operation guidance member of a commission from Ishikawa Prefecture.
I'd like to wrestle sincerely.
It may be the funny story, but it is also one of the déjà-vu.
Every year, I receive the birthday cake with elaborated ideas from Kanazawa Nikko Hotel.
Up to now, it was also the design of my favorite car Porsche.
This year, that theme was the professional basketball team which I am very much involving now.
A big cake with a logo of Kanazawa Samuraiz.
I'm thankful for smart arrangement from Nikko Hotel.
It is the different time of 57th birthday.
I was host for the mportant tea ceremony from early morning to the evening.
I had Inoue Yuichi calligraphy, hanging flower vase and mirror at the Tokonoma.
I do not much talk, this is my birthday message on the birthday.
And sense of love and respect to Mr. Izumi Masakazu.
My friends managed and prepared for tea-things, and everyone had good time.
All my important invited guest, my parents and younger sister's daughter participated, also.
Dinner was my wonderful birthday party.
I received a lot of celebrations on a birthday from many persons.
Am I happy person? Maybe ?
Thank you all.
at Ishikawa Komatsu Sensoyashiki Genan
Tomorrow will be the 57th time of my birthday.
And I will be the host of the tea ceremony.
There is a tea ceremony organization which remembers of the Urasenke founder ‘Senso’ at Komatsu, Ishikawa.
Preparations Iam ready! I will have many of invitational guests from the whole country tomorrow.
Mr. Kawabata arito and Ms. Ishida Etsuko had wedding at Ohi Chozaemon Hodoan tearoom.
Chakonshiki is based on fee right manners of a tea ceremony,
hotels in Kanazawa and my family seriously created up.
We think of the person who gets married in each, we change our preparations every time,
it means also serious effort for my home.
But that everyone appreciated sincerely like today is that I'm also thankful for my home.
Many couples had chakonshiki wedding from outside area and local area.
New couple and I we make sure for our date and time. The most of Taian holidays are already reserved.
Time slowly runs with new couple and attendance people.
This is only my special privilege.
It's the funny story, I started play golf which resumed from several years ago.
I had only twice in this year. Oh! It’s OK!
Prof. Mart hew T.Jarosz and his 15 students visited Ohi Museum.
They had architectonic viewpoint and the interest about Samurai residence in my home,
a tea room and the gallery who designed Kuma Kengo.
They want to learn the manner of the utilization in an old Japanese house is the purpose of travel.
This exhibition making the rounds around the whole country.
It starts at Kanazawa 21st century Museum from June 16 until 21st.
I was awarded by the Prime Minister prize of top prize.
The work is also introduced at Kanazawa.
From 6/4 Hokkoku Newspaper morning edition.
The biggest travel magazine in China visited my home in coverage.
It's said that they specially introduce our tea rooms, garden and Ohi Museum in the Kanazawa special story.
Elvis Presley, Beatles and many famous musicians have become the Hall of Famer.
President Greg Harris and other directors of the fund had Reserch trip to Kanazawa and visited to Ohi Museum.
Everyone is an artist and such they're holding serious interest in Japanese culture.
Unfortunately I have forgot to take a picture.
The last day of a world conference for 3 days.
Over 13 overseas mayors visited my home.
My father 10th Ohi Chouzaemon explain at Ohi Museum, Mayor of Kanazawa Yamano Yukiyoshi was the host
by tea-ceremony in Hodoan Tearoom..
After that everyone moved to Ohi studio and made tea bowls.
I' hope everyone could share good Kanazawa's memory and never forget this moment.
I went to BJ final game of Basketball for Hamamatsu and Akita
With my Kanazawa friends.
During an excited audience, game was the wonderful contents.
Dunk shot and high formation play!
A Japanese basketball game was seen after a long time, but it's fascinating.
"Kanazawa samuraiz" some day! Surely! At this Ariake Corosium!
I sneak out of my exhibition secretly and have gone from Takasaki to Ariake, Tokyo.
Everyone of the Takasaki Takashimaya exhibition person concerned. I'm sorry.
I move from Kanazawa to Takasaki early in the morning. The Hokuriku area Shinkansen is really convenient.
The exhibition which has started from the day before yesterday.
After a gallery toque will be done from 14:00 tomorrow. It's expected to stay until Sunday.
I will have a chance to talk at gallery from 14:00 Saturday tomorrow.
I will stay until Sunday.
Dr.Fernando Casado Cañeque is taking film while traveling all over the world.
It's said that they interviewed around 250 people already.
And he chose me today.
Towards Human City!
He told me that thing from his learning of long journey.
He came again.
Something is staying at his heart.
For 3 days, He kept making earnestly at my studio.
Meanwhile We talked each other's.
Music, arts and crafts.
He told me that will be back!And he left!
He is so cool!
I talked about the "Japanese culture from the world”.
I received flower for my the Prime Minister Award.
Many ladies attended for my lecture.
水指は私の制作した「尊崇」I made this water container.
於 和倉温泉「あえの風」／At Wakura Hot Spring Aenokaze
I was invited to a Tea Ceremony and memorial lecture.
And I talked about the "Japanese culture from the world".
If that classic Japanese tea ceremony was demonstrated at contemporary architectural space in New York."
That tea ceremony may be able to see in contemporary art..
I believe that our future key is hidden there.
Soroptimist is a female community.
I'd like to introduce such a things' to all Japan ladies from Noto Peninsula
Kanazawa Samuraiz basketball Team is planning to enter BJ league.
It is important achievement of cheerleade between games.
Young women gathered for the audition from the whole country.
I was a judge with Ms. Takida Miho and President Akaike.
Kanazawa Samuraiz ! It has risen!
Mr. Kuroda Rikirou and Ms. Reina had The Way of Tea married at my home.I also attended a wedding reception
I told at a toast, my family is closely connected with Kuroda family.
When his parents got married, that was also first wedding reception attendance in my life.
And Rikirou was born and his mother is my important staff today.
Another important thing is his grandmother and my mother are childhood friend.
Both of them are over 80 years old and keeping good conditions.
I have to appreciate these beautiful relations continues forever.
2015/05/02 上毛新聞朝刊／Jomo Newspaper Morning Issue
At Jomo Newspaper VIP Floor with Vice President Mr.Kitamura Yukio and Reporter Ms.Honda Yuki
Takasaki Takashimaya exhibition starts from the 20th of this month.
I officially visited for Jomo Shinbun, and I talked with a vice president. Kitamura Yukio
A gallery talk is scheduled from 14:00 on the 23rd. This exhibition is until 26th of May.
The wonderful force! An expression may be impossible with a picture.
At dinner party, from right fPresident of 、Deputy mayor of Kanazawa Hamada Atsusi,
Head of festival Kawai Hidekazu, Past Mayor of Tokyo Sumida DistrictYamazaki Noboru,
Mayor of Nanto city tanaka Mikio、Past President of Kanazawa Unuversity Hospital Tomita Katsuro,、
President of Kotobuki Kanko UmemuraMitsuo.
The city of Kanazawa and Nanto(Toyama Pref) has continued deep culture relationship.
Every year over 50 people is officially visiting for this festival from Kanazawa. And we have dinner together.
Then around midnight that climax comes.
Young partipating peoplee breaks the other opposite party's huge paper-covered lamp each other
with a lively wooden clapper.
I'm overwhelmed by this force.
The French Michelin Star Chef Mr. Laurent Poucel (South French Montpellier Le Jardin des Sens)
and Main Chef of Sens e Saveurs Tokyo Kamota Takeshi by introduction of Owner of Kinjoro Mr.Tsuchiya. Hyoei
To be able to meet with worldwide chefs at same time may be the special privilege which lives in Kanazawa.
My important acquaintance became 70 years old and hosted Tea Ceremony yesterday.
There are 3 places by only invited guests for the thick tea,thin tea and exhibit tea room
was displayed by Tawaraya Sotatsu, Honami Koetsu letter and my water container.
Mt. Fuji and Suruga Bay has been seen in the evening. And the time run and passes quietly.
That's the scenery only invited people know.
It wouldn't be forgot for life.
That was commemorated talk.
Many persons participated included dear classmates, acquaintances and tea friends.
Yokohama may be the one which is home for me. Also
I was invited by a program guest of Tatuya Ishii TIME CAPSULE at Tokyo FM.
That talk was for 30 minutes twice.
■A broadcast TOKYO FM.
5/03 Sunday 20:00-20:30
5/10 Sunday 20:00-20:30
Personality: Ishii Tatuya & Guest. Ohi Toshio.
I move from Kanazawa to Tokyo by Shinkansen early in the morning.
We talked about arts and crafts with Kanazawa's food by Ginza Mitsukoshi.
He is pâtissier who represents Japan is flapping in the world.
This news was reported to whole Japan and all local TV stations reported on the evening news.
Kanazawa Professional basketball team has embodied increasingly.
A logo of a team was announced.
The design modernized from Japanese samurai chivalry
A coat and a uniform apply traditional arts and crafts in Ishikawa..
It's also important to bring a civil player as well as forcing up.
Samurai, they will run on coat, the day comes soon.
A dream of Kanazawa's young presidents is here.
The bran (Japanese Fu) is the important material of the Kanazawa dish.
For a long time, Fumuroya has been established history for a long-time in Kanazawa.
I designed and made Kanazawa bran plate by request from President Yasuaki Fumuro.
Fumuro and my family. I'd like also to wish the long relationship from now on.
We talk about the future of arts and crafts. Kanazawa 21st century museum of Arts director Mr. Akimoto Yuji,
Tokyo Wonder site director Mr Imamura Yusaku, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art Mr.Ozaki Masahito art,
Tokyo university of Fine Arts president Miyata Ryohei and I served as a coordinator.
There was awarding ceremony of the 54th Japan Contemporary Arts and Crafts Exhibition.
I received the highest prize and it's undeserved glory.
I also made a representative apology speech.
Since this announcement, I received many of celebrations.
I'm thankful deeply that there is shearing a bond.
Thank you very much for everyone.
Prime Minister Abe Shinzo visited Kanazawa yesterday.
Member of the House of Representatives Hase Hiroshi reported my recent prize of this Prime Minister award
by an inspection of Kanazawa station yard while explaining my work.
Then next visied was kanazawa Shear House and my aunt (94 years old) talked as a resident representative there.
Such as Prime Minister's Kanazawa visieted was just after my award and my aunt could have a chance to talk.
These circumstances are coincident and it was thankful.
I received the highest award from the 54th Japan contemporary arts and crafts competition.
It is the biggest award in my life.
And resolution with suitable work and style is needed.
I know a prize isn't important, but I am feeling that is my part of my life step.
I am very lucky I have been supported by people.
Everyone! Please keep in my support!
I flew for Haneda Airport from Komatsu Airport. There is work in Yokohama from today.
I saw two sacred mountains from the way.
White Mountain,never has same one.
Such a beautiful word Japanese is shearling.
He is a British ceramic artist as known as worldwide.
His exhibitions are also held in Tokyo, Osaka and Fukuoka in Japan.
We were invited for workshop in 2005 Colorado at same time.t
We spent one day together at Kanazawa may be a proof as our friend.
The 71st Ishikawa Prefecture Art Exhibition.Ii is the biggest art exhibition in Ishikawa prefecture.
I was a judge this year.
This area craft artists are establishing both side of tradition and contemporary.
That is why so many great artists are born and young artists grow up by this environment here.
Is ii continuing ? We shear important responsibility.
Artists had chance to talk from Art Crafting Towards The Future Exhibition.
Many of my friends and collectors such as The former Minister Masuda Mikiya and
Actor Tatsumi Takurio gathered for my talk.
I was so happy to feel that all day today. Thank you!
He's intelligent athlete and thoughtful.
The significance with his supports for Japanese arts and crafts has deep meaning.
He held a dinner party for artists from this Art Crafting Towards The Future Exhibition.
Kanazawa 21st Museum of Contemporary Art Museum President Akimbo Yuji selected 7 Artists from Hokuriku Area.
It is the newest field to look the craft from contemporary art. And I am also attending this occasion.
April 4th of 14:00. I will have a gallery talk.
AT Tokyo Ginza Wako Hall
Sakura of Kyoto and Tokyo could be seen in half day. Is the Shinkansen wonderful? Is Japan small?
Kanazawa, I left for Kyoto UraSenke by car early morning.
A downtown is heavily traffic with mostly sunny and a full-blown cherry blossom.
Kyoto, I left for Tokyo・Metropolitan Museum by Shinkansen.
I attend for Japan Arts and Craft Association Meeting as a member of director.
Ueno Park is also cherry tree full bloom.
Ginza Wako,Preparations of exhibition of crafts tawarding.tomorrow.
"Traditional arts and crafts design"
A designer Mr. Katsumi Asaba and CG artist Mr. Yoichiro Kawaguchi and illumination designer Haruki Kaitou and I talked.
There was a participant of traditional arts and crafts, too, and it was meaning time.
Ms. Kazuyo Katsuma, Ms. Yuri Konno, Mr. Hiroyuki Tada, Mr. Haruki Kaitou, Mr. Kunio Tokuoka and I,
as a lecturer, dinner discussion.
I was happy because an acquaintance participated, too.
All schedules for 3 days end.
The member who served as a lecturer went up to a stage and ended.
And we move to Takaoka. It will be held with this evening and tomorrow.
I return to Tomiyama from Kanazawa.
Mr. Katsuhiko Hibino, Mr. Norihide Imagawa, Ms. Mimei Sakamoto and I were attended.
All participations and we enjoined dinner together.
Kanazawa-City Crafts Competition involves a gateway of an artist of the young people.
The 71st time of best award was Mr. Maida Hitoshi, a kimono of Kaga Yuzen young artist.
His grandfather was a Yuzen artist, the father who continues also and never has warm word to eldest
son but took pictures during the ceremony. I was witnessed such a moment.
Of course, such father and child's relation isn't only the case.
Now is also the traditional scenery of the people who live in Kanazawa.
More than 200 artists belong to the Kanazawa City Crafts Council which sponsors this exhibition.
A chairperson is an Order of Cultural Merit awarder of the decoration, Member of Japan Art Academy.
For an advisor, 3 of living national treasures.
Everyone is also the superiors who piled up the same experience while winning.
It may be the one by which I'm making sure of Kanazawa's now while getting such account each
time by a gallery toque.
This exhibition which he took a picture of the people's male" face now" spangled with the various worlds.
Such as Grand champion sumo wrestler Hakuho. A member of the House of Representatives
Mr. Nishimura Yasutaka and actor Matsuo Takafumi,singer Mr. Takeda Tetsuya,cerebral scientist Mogi Kenichiro
and my picture is also displayed.
He does a flower arrangement while talking.
His workshop also plays the piano and it's also the one of the highest level.
He introduced me and I had a chance to talk together.
The next day of Hokuriku Shinkansen opening.
Each television bureau disqualifies a morning as a topic.
In Tokyo, many event of Kanazawa and Hokuriku area is planned.
There are many people speaking about Kanazawa ascent at Tokyo station , too.
yesterday in Kanazawa Today's Tokyo.
The Shinkansen fever.
I return to Kanazawa by" shine" in the evening.
Daisuke and Atsumi Noguchi wedding party.
with member of the House of Representatives Kihara Minoru
I was invited Daisuke and Atsumi Noguchi wedding party.
28 years old and 18 years old. Young couple, 10 years different.
A birthday is same as him.
And a day of Hokuriku Shinkansen opening is their wedding anniversary.
A father Shigeo Noguchi is also my important friend.
A member of the House of Representatives Kihara Minoru and I congratulated and had speech.
金沢ケーブルテレビのインタビュー／Interview from Kanazawa Cable TV
加賀友禅大使の仲間／with Ambassador of Kaga Style Kimono (kagayuzen)
celebration party at Kanazawa JAL hotels full of VIPs
A person beyond 5000 is gathering at Kanazawa station from early morning.
In the mass communication coverage, it can't finish counting includee me.
And celebration party at Kanazawa JAL hotels full of VIPs
Circumstances of the person who lives now while thanking a pioneer.
The financial ripple effect to Kanazawa is 12,400,000,000 yen a year.
5,000,000 visitors are made a target from Tokyo metropolitan area.
Half a century, the tinge of a dream in Ishikawa and Kanazawa came true
A dream of Kanazawa people finally it comes true.
Now it is AM 3:00. The completion of preparations was ready at Kanazawa station.
The first train is also standing by at a home already.
What will happen to Kanazawa? Many people will visit.
11:30. I was also concerned interior project in this hotel and was invited to a completion-celebrating ceremony.
Eight of my clay work panels hangs at the hotel lobby.
Also work from the Kanazawa Utatsuyama Crafts Center is displayed in the each guest rooms.
The example by new arts and crafts can concern to the architecture field.
09:30 Just after having finished an unveiling ceremony on Mural in Kanazawa station.
This company met completion.
The new exterior suitable for Kanazawa station and a car from an elevator looks beautiful.
I could join for the interior of this high sense construction.
It's birth in a new symbol tower around Kanazawa station.
Hokuriku Shinkansen opening is later for 5 days. Father's mural has been completed in Kanazawa station.
The work size exceeds over 10 meters in the most important location.
Father Ohi Chozaemon is 87-year-old, but a picture was drawn on the big paper with composition many times.
In the plan, half year.
I had no New Year's, too.
But it's for the first time that I helped my father with work truly.
I think father and son contradiction went off.
The Hokuriku Shinkansen and Kanazawa station. The time when that is over 50 years.
And it is happened by the relationship with the person. Grace of such circumstances.
Morning and 2:00.
It's very busy for today's completion in the station.
And a big mural of my father Ohi Chouzaemon will be completed also.
The surrounding equipment was removed and work appeared.
May be for the first time I supported completely father's work.
8:45. Governor of ihikawa will held for the unveiling ceremony.
我家の正門にて／at the main gate
俳優 船越英一郎さん／with Actor Funakoshi Eiichiro
大樋ギャラリーにて／at Ohi Gallery
Today is a girl day and birthday of my dead younger sister.
It's a special day in my home. Morning was quiet time.
Drama film group came to my home in the afternoon.
A gallery space in a moment, and changed a film site.
It is 2 hours TV drama around Kanazawa by Actor Eiichiro Funakoshi。
When I returned from Tokyo to Kanazawa, She just visited at my home.
Former Miss Universe Japan Representative and photographer.
I respect her and we were born in Ishikawa Prefecture together.
Today's all events have ended.
The night view I see from the room in a hotel
Loneliness floats on that it's beautiful for some reason.
And the far past is remembered deeply.
Old time memories doesn't become clear.
The person who lost doesn't return, either.
That's deserted, and that time is homesick.
This project from the Kincharyo which is a famous Japanese-style restaurant in Kanazawa.
It was held at Tokyo Grand-Hyatt-Melbourne-Hotel.
The Tokyo area made GYUSERU and at the beginning of a
Mr.Gursel Ismayilzada Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan and some of VIP were invited
for this event, and Kanazawa style of dinner.
The guests of speaker were also talked with the director of Kanazawa 21st century Museum Mr.Akimoto Yuji,
Noh actor Mr. Watanabe Junnosuke and food spatial producer Ms. Kimura Fumi about Kanazawa culture.
Painter Senju Hiroshi said to me
Ishii Tatuya is as well as musician and he is a great artist.
"Let me do ceramics at your studio in Kanazawa, please!" Ishii said
He came to Kanazawa by a quick moment after such promiss was done.
He saw tea bowls at my museum and had a tea. And time went so slowly.
Then he has begun to make at my studio.
The dinner time was passed already.
And I was surprised of his eyes were changed just like child.
Myabe for him I am a priest, and my studio is temple.
I wish time should pass for a while and quietly for him.
Kanazawa and Belgium Ghent city are a sister city for a long time, and a good relation has been built.
Also both us became member of UNESCO Creation City for field of craft and music.
Also it is a reason why Ghent mayor of successive generations and the concerned people visited my family.
Mr. Maarten Weyler visited on this time.
He works at Ghent royal music academy and a music department chief will be lectured on at
Kanazawa 21st Century Museum tomorrow.
My father and I visited Ghent several times, we had exhibitions and has been concerned with Ghent citizen deeply.
A new exchange by Kanazawa and Ghent, craft and music, something will start.
I just exchanged mail with him almost 1 month ago and he said condition is OK! However he past away.
It is about 25 years after I met him.
I share and not forget one beautiful memory with him.
"There is the one most favorite scene by a program of a kabuki called fishmon Sougoro.
The situation which drinks sake by a big container! Don't you make my purpose?
Because that vessel would be an important thing for my life!"
After that vessel I made and became Mitsugoro Bando's Style.
And I could attend his perform in many times. I was so proud and happy from his attitude.
I keep many memories with him and please rest quietly.
"Celebrity of foreign countries one after another, to Ishikawa"
Mr. Devid Rockefeller, FirstLady of Former US Vice President John Mondale
Former President of Taiwan Lee Teng-hui,,,,etc
The people who have visited at my home so far were an article.
I have to be appreciated for history piling up.
The coverage contents,
"the store where I can have a confidence in gourmet's friend
" "the restaurant where I'll bring the person first visit to Kanazawa "
"the favorite restaurant I don't want to tell peoplee"
It's 4 pages of introduction, I was hardly considered.
The musical which drew love story with local lady and person of Japanese descent man
in Hawaii was performed at Kanazawa.
The "paradise" a theatre group Suisei performs and I have seen several times.
A director, Mr. Nishida Naoki and Ms. Mai Hoshino are also my friend. It's pleasant for future's achievement.
Famous Japanese-style restaurant Kincharyo in Kanazawa held the supervised "Kanazawa VIP Guesthouse "
Kanazawa 21st art museum director Mr. Akimoto Yuji, Noh actor Mr. Watanabe Junnosuke and
I were invited by a guest and talked. We're going to assume that Kanazawa is good at cultural costarring.
It will be performed at Tokyo Grand Hyatt by the same member on the 27th of February.
Written scroll said that "Love Word", and with the Versailles camellia arranged.
One young man sings a pop song "story"with tea is served. All These services are from my child
and their friends and they are medical doctor, musician and students.
60 of Guests such as former Prime Minister Mr. and Mrs. Hatoyama Yukio.
I was asked for this tea ceremony from Kanazawa-city. I wanted to take something meaningful.
We leave Kanazawa in the afternoon and return to Kanazawa via Nagano.
I was invited with my younger brother and could speak a lots after a long time.
Winter clear sky uncommon to Hokuriku area. I'm thankful for smart arrangement of JR.
13 years have passed since he passed away.
Though it was the same age together and I was always informed and helped.
A memorial service at Daitoku-ji was performed in the morning.
The dinner which remembers was held in the evening.
One previous picture of 20 years ago with Isumi Masakazu and I was also displayed at the same place.
That was cold for Kyoto and it also had a light snowfall today.
Is it because he lives in our heart even now?
I have to move from Wakayama to Kyoto during this evening.
How to buy this ticket ? I wanted make sure was asked to the Wakayama-shi Station desk around
PM 21:00.It took just10 minutes, I have arrived at Wakayama station,
I was somewhat worried and asked again at that station.
It was not the wright connection I was told beforehand.
I checked by my mobile appreciation EKITAN and that answer was different way.
It takes more than 2 hours from that station to Kyoto.
Why?I could reach over 90 minutes earlier than this schedule.
What was that station desk I asked?
Oh, it may be one funny story during my life. Indeed, I am tired! I am still in the train.
Morning, I did short guest talk at the general meeting in the Urasenke Wakayama branch.
It was also successfully possible to finish my exhibition.
Important friend in Wakayama
I sincerely thank for brother Kashihata Naohisa and Kashihata Tomohir.
I'm sorry I will leave soon from Wakayama.
thnak you all and thank you Wakayama.
2015/01/21 和歌山日報／Waayama Nippou Newspaper
with Urasenke Wakayama Chapter Fellows
I came to Wakayama. It's a first exhibition at this place.
Wakayama is Tokugawa family direct control, and which is Omotesenke origination.
Kanazawa is a place by the biggest outsider Maeda family and the origination of Urasenke.
The true reverse. But it's common that warmhearted people both live .
I have important friend who is taking care of me all my schedules.
Professional basketball team Kanazawa will be established soon.
824 Naming was 842informed and selec meetings was held by a representative of all broadcasting
stations in Kanazawa.
I become the chairperson, and will be announced by a press conference on February
It's also tied with community building to share a dream!
I went to BUNGOYA Pharmacy main store with my mural after a celebration party was finished.
The big wall was made 12 years ago,
but It seemed to time-traveland and it remind me about Mr. Syoji Toyomi
who was chairperson for that company.
Then I put a hand together quietly.
Last night, Atlanta, Chicago, Narita, Haneda all airplane movement. And finally I came to Oita.
Today I was invited to BUNGOYA Pharmacy foundation 150th anniversary commemoration celebration
party as a main guest.
I ha d a speech with Mayor of Oita Kugimiya Ban and other local financiers.
Early morning 3:00. Chris pick me up and take me to the Atlanta Airport for 90 minutes drive,
because my flight is on 6:00.
This time was also deep contents staying.
met old friends and new friends.
When flying out of the airport, I become sad for some reason.
Encounter and Journey,It may be the one meaning
Christer Kelly, Everyone. Thank you all ! Thank you America!
左から須永和男アトランタ日本国総領事 私、Piedmont College President Dr. James Mellichamp、Christpher Kelly教授
from Left Consul General of Japan Atlanta Sunaga Kazuo,myself,President Dr. James Mellichamp,Prof Christpher Kelly
今日、須永和男 在アトランタ日本国総領事、ジャイムス・メリチャンプ ピドモント大学学長などを迎え
This exhibition by 35 ceramic artists by Japan foundation is making its around all over the world,
and is held at the Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, Piedmont College which is Atlanta suburb.
Invitation was also exhibited in my work, and a lecture and a workshop were also performed by Piedmont
College as guest artist.
An opening reception attended Atlantan Japan Counsel General Mr. Kazuo Sunaga and President of Piedmont
College Dr. James Mellichamp.
80 participants of a lecture and a workshop were attended.
There is also reunion with the people who visited Kanazawa.
I had a chance to speak about Kanazawa's culture, Shinkansen opening,
I also made the explanations assume that Japanese ceramics is because spread was decided and had been
tied by blood and skilled
My lecture and workshop performed with yesterday and today were something full of energy beyond
80 people including a participant of one way for 6 hours from the State of Alabama.
Primarily, my workshop is in one week, it's reduced 2 days by my schedule reason.
This time participants were also contributing one after another in FACEBOOK.
I thought out and it was something deep. I'd like to say the word of thank for Prof. Christopher Kelly deeply.
Thank you Piedmont College and Thank you America
Manhattan early morning.
Out side is still dark and I move to the airport. My staying in New York was only 2 days.
I will fly for Atlanta. I have lectures and workshop.
Friends and students are waiting.
Today I had interviewed from chief editor Shirasu Shinya and that magazine president Ito Shisui.
The morning is my home with my father.
The afternoon is with Kanazawa Nakamura Memorial Museum President Yabushita Hiroshi,
Kanazawa 21st century Museum President Akimoto Yuji and Mr. Otomo Satoshi.
"Kanazawa look" we talked
Please expect it.
This exhibition already 27 times are ranked.
It's the gateway for an amateur ceramic artist to become a professional.
I have served as a judge from the first time.
In the work the boy who lives as a challenger this time made. I remembered a big impression.
Today Advisory Committee charged with the important role for Nitten was held.
It consisted of 7 savants from outside and 5 Nitten members, and I am also.
A university president, a venture flotation person, mass communication,
an art museum director and a curator of fine arts are various for a savant.
And it was argued together.
Nitten can be reborn. I believe it so.
2015 The first tea ceremony has started from today.
Important invited guests of Urasenke gather from the whole country.
The Great Tea Master Houndai is 92 years old.
And with The Grand Tea Master Zabousai representative family.
I had a thick tea thankfully.
The most of New Year's Day that time was spent on making.
It's substantial feeling and is the first business trip this year.
I move back to Kanazawa in 4 days and continue to work in studio.
I challenge variously this year. I exert myself.
The Hokuriku Shinkansen starts on March 14.
Hokuriku Broadcasts Televise a New Year's special program. And I appear, also.
To be asked from sightseeing?
"Fabrication culture should not produced."
I made the comment. Was it too dry?