We are pleased to announce that the “Glass Tea House − KOU-AN” will begin travelling across Japan towards the year 2020.
The concept design of the “Glass Tea House − KOU-AN” was presented at the Glasstress 2011, the collateral event of the 54th La Biennale di Venezia. In 2015, the teahouse was first unveiled at the stage of Seiryu-den which is in a precinct of Tendai Sect Shoren-in, Kyoto, and was in the limelight worldwide.
Now the teahouse will travel to Saga prefecture, and it will be exhibited at the Saga Prefectural Art Museum from November 28th, 2018. The teahouse is also planned to be seen in Tokyo in 2019.
Saga Prefectural Art Museum Exhibition
TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA_Glass Tea House − KOU-AN
In this exhibition, Tokujin showcases the installation of “Glass Tea House - KOU-AN” inside a white exhibition space along with some of his renowned art works such as Water Block (2002), which is permanently displayed at Musée d' Orsay in Paris, and Waterfall (2006).
Title｜TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA_Glass Tea House − KOU-AN
Exhibition｜Wednesday, November 28th 2018 − Monday, February 11th 2019
Venue｜Saga Prefectural Art Museum
Address｜1-15-23 Jonai, Saga City, Saga Prefecture 840-0041
Admission fee｜Adults / University Students: ¥1,300 ; Advance / discount tickets: ¥1,100https://saga-museum.jp/museum/exhibition/limited/2018/07/001926.html
Organized by Saga Prefectural Art Museum, Saga Television Station Co. Ltd, and Saga Shimbun Co. Ltd.
With the cooperation of TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA INC.