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Japan Style: The Art of Form & Function
Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center
210 N Santa Fe Ave81003 Pueblo , CO
Phone: 719295720038° 16' 8.9616" N, 104° 36' 21.7656" W
Apr 1 2017 - 11:00am to May 21 2017 - 4:00pm
Through May 21 - Discover the many techniques and applications developed by Japanese artisans over hundreds of years. The collection of Gregory Howell focuses on works created during the 18th through 20th centuries. These objects represent the power and influence of form and function in daily life in Japan. Highlights include Hokkaido farmer’s clothing which uses textiles woven with natural grasses, ancient bamboo baskets from the mountain communities of Takayama, and a circular Edo Period lacquer ‘Jubako’ stacking lunch box from Kyoto. See contemporary ceramics from Japanese masters and other significant objects which were an integral part of life in Japan over the ages. In the White Gallery.