The name "Kakei" was named after the title of a haiku collection, which was written by Kasenjyo Tokunaga, my distant relative (published 1959).I liked the word and the old typography character on the black cover of the book which said "Hanakomichi (a path of flowers)". The former gallery in Mitaka was faced to a river called Tamagawajyosui, which was famous for the novelist, Dazai. The river bl...

Toru Ichikawa continues to develop ceramics works with its own style. Presenting a strong expression of assertion such as red and black, gold silver, kiln change etc. to the edged form. He continues to disseminate themes with a highly self-assertive style.   Author Comment There is nothing to strictly protect, as the flow of the river is not the same at a time, there is no time at the same time... (2019-2-1)

The 2018 Tokyo Art & Antiques Festival was held for 3 days in Nihonbashi and Kyobashi area early summer like weather.  This year, the participating galleries reached 89 galleries, which is 3 more than last year, and 52 galleries held exhibitions to welcome visitors. The number of visitors varied from gallery to gallery, but there were around 120 visitors a day at the most in some of the gal... (2018-6-5)

We have interviewed Mr. Norihiko Kamei, a contemporary flower artist, who has worked on creating a beautiful and mysterious world of flowers arranged in oriental antique vases for the gallery.  You can view his works here at his official website. https://www.kameinorihiko.jp/ Gallery information here (2018-4-27)

We are pleased to announce our first day of Tokyo Art & Antiques. A beautiful shiny day, and many people have started to visit. View at Hanabako in Nihonbashi   At T.EDO INOUYE & SON oriental art NIHONBASHI, the creator Norihiko Kamei arranged flowers on asian antique vases. This will be shown only during the Tokyo Art & Antique period. Flower arrangement at the gallery works... (2018-4-26)

「美術品」や「アート」は見に行くだけでも心が豊かになり、楽しい気分になったり、考えさせられたり、遠い昔の名も無い作り手に想いを馳せる楽しみとなります。ですが、それらが実際に「生活の中にある」というのはまた違う豊かさを人生に与えてくれるものです。とはいえ、使えるものから鑑賞を目的としたもの、手頃なものから手が届きそうにないまで様々です。また、普段使いのものと「美術品」を区別したいと思う方もおられ... (2017-4-4)

前回に引き続き、生活の中で「使う」ことができる器類で少し変わったものをいくつかご紹介します。 前回の記事 お茶菓子編 今回は花の器をご紹介します。 最後には、 スモールスペースに飾る絵画 と題して、壁にかける美術作品をご紹介します。絵画作品はもちろんのこと、工夫次第で様々なものを壁にかけて楽しむことができます。また、壁にかけるだけでなく、立てかけたり、他のものと組み合わせたり、思っている以上に楽... (2017-4-4)

前回まで「器」を主にご紹介してきましたが、今回は「スモールスペースに飾る絵画」と題して、壁にかける美術作品をご紹介します。 壁に飾る作品は何も絵だけとは限りません。工夫次第で様々なものを壁にかけて楽しむことができます。また、壁にかけるだけでなく、立てかけたり、他のものと組み合わせたり、思っている以上に楽しみ方が豊富です。 前回までの記事 お茶菓子編 花の器   スモールスペースに飾る絵画 ここでは小... (2017-4-4)

Jomon earthware pottery H 28 cm D 19.3 cm Bid price starts from 5,000 yen There are some repairs but it is a good size to use as a vase for flowers. You can actually see and touch the pottery at the gallery. (2017-3-20)