Takeshi Watanabe
Watanabe, Takeshi
Watanabe, Takeshi
United States of America
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Description: Tea Culture of Japan
THE JOURNEY OF TEA STARTED IN CHINA; it first reached Japan in the ninth century. There, especially in the sixteenth century, a quintessentially Japanese cultural practice developed around it—a practice Japanese not only in its aesthetic but also in its fascination with foreign objects and their eventual choreographed incorporation into a unique, native setting. Its...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
Related print edition pages: pp.47-78