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29 Apr-8 May (everyday), 9 May - 29 Jul (Weekends & Holidays), 30 Jul - 4 Sep (except Tue & Wed), 5 Sep - 13 Nov (Weekends & Holidays)
Photo by Sasaki Hikaru

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About the artwork

This work, “Tea Room in the Dark,” had just a small Musomado (a hit-and-miss window), with sooty ceilings and walls. The artist boldly put gold leaf over the sooty badly-scratched floor. Light coming in through the windows offered a paradoxical “Subtle Ambiguous World.” There the artist also placed paradoxical works of “Oribe of Los Angeles.” In spite of the criticism of some masters of the tea ceremony that “These cannot be tea cups,” the artist, with “The Green Sun” in his heart, put light into the darkness of contemporary ceramics.

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Artwork no. T122
Production year 2006
Opening hours 11:00-16:00
Admission Please purchase the Individual Ticket JPY 500 (Ubusuna House Entrance Fee), ETAT Passport to view the artworks.
Area Tokamachi
Village Gannyu
Open dates 29 Apr-8 May (everyday), 9 May - 29 Jul (Weekends & Holidays), 30 Jul - 4 Sep (except Tue & Wed), 5 Sep - 13 Nov (Weekends & Holidays)
Venue Ubusuna House (3110 Higashishimogumi, Tokamachi-city, NIigata)
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