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  • Sep 8, 22Event
    A&S FUKUOKA “& SHOP Edited”

    &SHOP is currently visiting A&S Fukuoka !

    The concept of &SHOP revolves around genderless and borderless fashion. The curation is a combined assortment of products that transcends the basic wardrobe and offers a free sensibility of expression. While we develop our original A&S collections, the shop also works in collaboration with various artists and brands. In this presence at A&S Fukuoka, there will be an installation of a new collection by <amachi.>, a Japanese brand based in Sanrei, Nagano Prefecture, and a custom order opportunity for <RACING ATELIER> from Germany. This brand makes bags and accessories developed with high-quality craftsmanship using a combination of selected sustainable unique materials. This is a rare opportunity to see our shop-in-shop temporary visit at A&S Fukuoka, we will be presenting special presentations unique to &SHOP.

    There will be many items that are usually unavailable at A&S Fukuoka, including selections within the A&S collection. We look forward to your visit.


    >>>amachi. Collection 011 “Vertical Concept” See our feature here.
    ※The installation of the space will be directed by designer Amachi Yoshimoto. Please come and experience the universe of amachi. in person.

    >>>RACING ATELIER Semi-Custom Order Event “Durable Outdoors” See our feature here.

    TITLE
    A&S FUKUOKA “& SHOP Edited”
    DATE
    September 17th (Sat.) – October 9th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    *amachi./Racing Atelier will be available until September 25th
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • Sep 8, 22Event
    Kenichi Takanaka “End Speed Limit”

    A special exhibition for painter, calligrapher and potter, Kenichi Takanaka, will be held at three A&S locations in Kyoto, Tokyo, and Fukuoka.

    Takanaka’s even is now an annual occasion special to Arts & Science. Kenichi Takanaka lives a semi-self-sufficient life with his beloved animals including as dogs, cats, pigs, and goats in the mountains. Based on his classical technique, his motifs drawn are free and expresses various themes such as scenes from every day life to his charismatic imaginary world of monsters on his ceramics and painting. This time, we also offer a special series of pouches and bags made in collaboration with Arts & Science. A special technique called inlay* is used for the illustration printing. We look forward your visit and sharing the pieces with you in person.

    *Inlay: A technique in which grooves are dug in the material and a plate-like insert is placed to create a pattern.


    “Last year, I heard from word of mouth that Mr. Shigeyuki Miyahara, owner of Rihaku, had passed away. Rihaku is a coffee shop in Jimbocho that was founded in 1952, and its appearance leaved a presence that was hard to forget. A few years ago, editor Kikuko Miyake passed away as well. A few days after her death, her body was found in a low-rent apartment for those on life insurance. In my thoughts, Miyake’s passing away was not a surprise and very much showed her character. What these two incidents have in common is that both of my beloved friends were known to have a keen eye for everything, but at the same time socially awkward and somewhat selfish. The personal impression my children, wife and I felt about them was their gentle and loveable personalities.
    "The number of older mentors and people who took care of me is getting smaller and smaller." I feel a kind of majestic flow in this. Now, in our family we have entered a rush of new births of our animals, and many little lives such as chickens and river fish are born. My wife is smiling every day while taking care of them. The other day, her young friend, violinist Atsuko Sahara, announced that she was pregnant. My wife and I were so gleeful to hear this positive news. I took an opportunity to speak to my wife about life and death. She said these words to me, “Because the birth of life is ever so moving, when it comes time for us to die, we should die in the same, proper way.”
     
    ― Kenichi Takanaka

    TITLE
    Kenichi Takanaka “End Speed Limit”
    KYOTO
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    September 16th (Fri.) — September 25th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    TOKYO
    OVER THE COUNTER
    October 7th (Fri.) — October 16th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    FUKUOKA
    A&S FUKUOKA
    October 22th (Sat.) — October 30th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    PROFILE
    Kenichi Takanaka is a chirographer, painter, and potter. He was born in Toride-shi, Ibaraki in 1966. Beginning his education at Gakushuin University, Takanaka later left in order to teach himself the techniques of calligraphy, painting, and pottery. In 1993 he set up his kiln and studio in Otaki, Chiba, where he devotes himself to his artistic activities while leading a semi self-sufficient life with livestock. His unique and humorous works are influenced by old Chinese and Japanese scriptures and are exhibited in various art galleries in Japan.
    NOTE
    ○ Reservations are not mandatory. At times of overcrowding, there may be an entry restriction.
    ○ Due to exhibit installation, HIN / Arts & Science will be closing early at 15:00 on Sept.15th (Thurs.) and OVER THE COUNTER on Oct.6th (Thurs).
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Sep 2, 22Event
    Made to Order Furniture by IFUJI × ARTS&SCIENCE vol.5

    A&S will hold a special-order event for wooden crafts and furniture brand, IFUJI. The event will start at OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo, and then tour to our shops in Kyoto and Fukuoka. This is the annual presentation of IFUJI at Arts & Science. Once again, we support IFUJI’s desire to propose a wide range of wooden crafts to be used as everyday tools in your home.

    At this year’s occasion, we will share IFUJI’s standard boxes made in black walnut material, a limited edition for Arts & Science. Tableware including trays, and new memorial boxes will also be present. In addition, IFUJI’s standard collection will also be available to order in usual wooden materials and also rare selections chosen just for this event.
    This is a valuable opportunity for newcomers and fans to see a wide variety of items from small cabinetry items to larger furniture all at one time. We look forward to your visit.


    - Many of the works on display are only for made-to-order.
    - Excluding a selection of A&S limited items, we cannot accept orders for certain basic items from IFUJI’s boxes and tableware. We thank you for your understanding.
    - There will be a selection of items you can buy and bring home on the day. For availability and inquiries, please contact the designated shops directly.
    - Prior reservations are not required, however admission may be restricted due to overcrowding.

    TITLE
    Made to Order Furniture by IFUJI × ARTS&SCIENCE vol.5
    TOKYO
    OVER THE COUNTER
    September 9th (Fri.) — September 25th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    KYOTO
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    October 7th (Fri.) — October 23th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    FUKUOKA
    A&S FUKUOKA
    November 11th (Fri.) — November 27th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    PROFILE
    Masashi Ifuji crafts simple and functional wood objects that draw on the beloved traditional objects of diverse cultures. His workshop IFUJI in Matsumoto, Nagano, is known for its masterful renditions of classics, including the shaker box and the traditional Japanese cupboard. In addition to the workshop, he operates Laboratorio, a cafe, shop, and gallery devoted to clothing, food, and housewares.
    NOTE
    OVER THE COUNTER will close at 15:00 due to exhibition installation on September 8th (Thurs.) / and HIN / Arts & Science will close at 15:00 on October 6th (Thurs).
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Aug 17, 22Event
    MARQUESS “Semi-Custom Order Event 2022”

    Semi-custom order event for bespoke shoe brand〈MARQUESS〉will be held at A&S Aoyama from Friday, August 26th.

    At this opportunity we are accepting semi-orders from leather color options of your choice in 7 different shoe styles. Rare special leathers that are not part of the usual lineup including crocodile, are also available to order. Designer, Kawaguchi will be present at the shop for two days, September 3rd (Sat.) and 4th (Sun). This is a rare opportunity for visitors to consider a personal order while directly consulting with the designer about fits and personal foot issues if you have. If you already own a pair of MARQUESS shoes purchased at A&S, we would like you to wear them when visiting the shop. Kawaguchi will let you know the condition of your worn-in shoes and give you his personal advice.

    This event is also scheduled to take place at A&S Fukuoka from January, 2023. We look forward to seeing you there.


    【Reservations】
    Reservations will be prioritized, however not mandatory.
    Reservation window: From August 16th (Wed.)
    Please send us your request including the following to our general contact form:
    1. First and Last name
    2. Contact number
    3. Request of date/time *first choice
    4. Request of date/time *second choice
    5. Shoe size

    - After you send your request, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    - We may not be able to meet your requested date and time. We thank you for your understanding.
    - For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.


    【About this event】
    - Customers with reservations will be prioritized, however not mandatory.
    - Semi-custom orders are for women’s sizes only (UK sizes: 3 - 3 1/2 – 4 - 4 1/2 – 5 - 5 1/2 -6 - 6 1/2).
    - Visitors are required to wear a mask and disinfect their hands with the alcohol antiseptics installed at the entrance.

    TITLE
    MARQUESS “Semi-Custom Order Event 2022”
    DATE
    August 26th (Fri.) — September 4th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    Designer will be present: 9.3 (Sat.) & 4 (Sun.)
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    SHOP
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    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • Jul 15, 22Event
    Masao Kozumi “Danjyu

    A solo exhibition featuring glass artist Masao Kozumi will be held at OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo from Friday, July 29th. We will introduce his new works including “Danjyu,” a traditional stacking box used for serving food, in glass. We will also showcase new works colored in "Kame-nozokiiro*,” a tone that belongs to the Japanese indigo color story. Kozumi’s classic transparent green pieces will also be available. The exhibition pieces will travel to Kyoto, HIN / Arts & Science, and A&S Fukuoka as well. We welcome you to come and visit the exhibition.

    The object “Danjyu
    This story begins with a 17th-century Japanese Biidoro* glass fragment excavated from the site of a magistrate's office in Nagasaki. The fragment was originally part of the side of a green-tinged danjyu. People who lived an affluent life in the Edo period likely enjoyed summer delicacies in biidoro danjyu as a way to cool down during the hot and humid summer months.
    This glass Danjyu, designed and produced by Masao Kozumi using the same mold-blown* technique of the era, expresses the Japanese people’s unchanged view of nature and the sentiment of coolness they still feel when they see glass that resembles the transparent elements of water and ice. The delicate and precise finish of the Danjyu, in which the lid and body are perfectly aligned, offers a glimpse of the artist’s high level of skill and years of experience.


    * Kame-nozokiiro (Japanese word for a pale aqua indigo) : The color of a cloth seen through an indigo-colored glass bottle. Also known to be the color of the sky reflected in the water inside a bottle, representing a very pale blue color of indigo dye.
    * Biidoro: The name of a mainstream type of glass in 17th-century Japan. Derived from Vido, which means glass in Portuguese.
    * Mold blowing: A technique of blowing glass into a mold made of metal or clay.



    【How to make your reservation at OVER THE COUNTER / Tokyo】
    Reservations will be prioritized on the launch date of the event: July 29th (Fri.)
    Reservation window: July 22nd (Fri.) 12:00 noon 〜 27th (Wed.) 19:00
    Please send us your request through our general contact form.

    *Reservations are not mandatory at OVER THE COUNTER all but the first day of the event
    *Reservations are not mandatory for HIN / Arts & Science and A&S FUKUOKA
    *Due to the delicate nature of the glass wares, children under elementary school are not permitted to enter this event. We thank you for your understanding.

    TITLE
    Masao Kozumi “Danjyu
    TOKYO
    July 29th (Fri.) ― August 7th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    OVER THE COUNTER
    KYOTO
    August 5th (Fri.) ― August 14th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    FUKUOKA
    August 11th (Thurs./Holiday) — August 21st (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    ARTS&SCIENCE FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    Masao Kozumi is a glass artist born in Kumamoto in 1979. After graduating from Toyama City Institute of Glass Art, Kozumi starts working with glass in Asahimachi, Toyama. He is currently based in Gifu. His nostalgic looking pale green glasses are much thinner than their appearance. Its sophisticated and serene form matches perfectly with Japanese food. Kozumi has produced the glass roundels placed in the shop interiors of HIN / Arts & Science and A&S Fukuoka.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Jul 13, 22Event
    Yumi Nakamura “Objects to boil water”

    HIN / Arts & Science is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by metalsmith Yumi Nakamura starting Friday, July 15. This is her first presentation at Arts & Science and features the kettle, the item that inspired her creative activities, as well as other pieces from Nakamura’s personal archive selection that have aged over time and through use.
    A tea ceremony by “Tsuki no on (Sound of the Moon),” Notsuki Watanabe will also be held during the event. We welcome you to come and enjoy two precious Taiwanese native teas carefully hand-picked using tools produced by Nakamura. The loose tea leaves will also be available for purchase. We look forward to your visit.

    【Reservation Updates】
    The first two days of this event and tea ceremony are now fully booked as of June 11th. From the 17th forward reservations appointments will be prioritized but not mandatory. In case of overcrowding there may be entry restrictions, or we may ask customers without reservations to wait in line.


    “Objects to boil water”
    I believe that the act of boiling water is a primitive activity.
    It also requires tools, but these go beyond simply being tools; they are symbols that represent the burning fire. They are objects to boil water in, something primitive, something simple, something that brings a sense of richness to life.
    For this presentation, I imagined the relationship between the kettle and the furnace, and how the act of boiling water can be done in various places: on the table, in the studio, in the kitchen, in the tea ceremony room, or even outdoors.
    I hope you enjoy the exhibition.
     
    ― Yumi Nakamura


    【Reservations for July 17th ~】
    Appointments will be prioritized but not mandatory.
    Please send your request through our general contact form.

    TITLE
    Yumi Nakamura “Objects to boil water”
    DATE
    July 15th (Fri.) – July 24th (Sun.), 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    The artist will be present on: July 15th, 16th, 23rd, and 24th
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    SHOP
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    PROFILE
    Yumi Nakamura / Metalsmith. Born in Saitama in 1981 and majored in interior design at Musashino Art University. She lived for three years in Tokoname, Aichi Prefecture, where she encountered and drew inspiration from the diverse regional craftwork. She returned to Tokyo in 2008, where she first began exploring metalwork while also working at a design studio. In 2012, she moved to Nara and set up her workshop, devoting herself full-time to the craft of metalwork. The beautiful shapes that she forms by heating, beating, and hammering a single sheet of metal belie their function as simple tools. Her pieces become more attractive with use, and, over time, will show the influence of the user’s hand.
    NOTE
    ・ The shop will be closed the day before the event, July 14th, for exhibition installation.
    ・ During the tea ceremony on the 17th and 18th, a portion of the exhibition will not be available for display. We thank you for your understanding.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • Jun 28, 22Event
    R+D.LAB Semi-custom Order Event 2022

    Italian brand “R+D.LAB” established in 2017, creates glassware that combines traditional Italian production techniques with modern design. A semi-custom order event will be held at A&S Daikanyama and A&S Fukuoka. We will show an option of three colours in carafe sets including our A&S limited edition color “Fog gray”.

    “R+D.LAB” glassware is inspired by modernist architecture all handmade using borosilicate glass, which has excellent durability and heat resistance. The products are both functional and aesthetically pleasing to use in everyday lifestyle sciences.

    This is the first event we will hold for the brand at Arts & Science. We look forward to your visit.


    ○ Orders will be delivered from late November to early December, 2022.
    ○ Appointments are not required for this event.
    ○ If you have any questions, please contact A&S Daikanyama (03-5784-3803).

    TITLE
    R+D.LAB Semi-custom Order Event 2022
    TOKYO
    July 1st (Fri.) – July 10th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    FUKUOKA
    July 15th (Fri.) – July 24th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    PROFILE
    R+D.Lab was established in Italy in 2017. A team led by Jay Vosoghi directs the creatives and skilled craftsmen and manufacturers in traditional Italian glassware manage the production. The brand proposes unprecedented glassware to the world, a fusion of traditional quality combined with modern design.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • Jun 28, 22Event
    r a s a i 2022 Summer Collection Pop-up

    Based in India, asiam studio, which designs, dyes and sews fabrics and is renowned for their quality and consideration of the local people and the environment, presents ‘r a s a i ‘. Arts & Science is one of the few stores in the world that has presented ‘r a s a i ‘ from their first collection.
    From July 1st, we will be launching the new collection at A&S Aoyama, Marunouchi, and Kyoto. As a preview, A&S Fukuoka, our newest brick-and-mortar shop, will be the first to hold a pop-up event from Friday, June 24th. During the event, the entire collection on offer from Arts & Science this season will be on display at the Fukuoka location.


    Founded in India in 1996 by two partners, asiam studio is a company that handles the entire production process of creating soft furnishings and clothing, from design and dyeing to sewing, and has collaborated mainly with established European brands. From 2018, the founder-designer started the process of renewing and developing the ‘r a s a i ‘ label, which was the starting point of the company, and since 2021, the founder-designer has proceeded with plans to create a new company, asiam studio living, to focus on various activities such as creating limited edition products and developing concepts. asiam studio’s goals include producing items with a universal appeal that enrich the lives of users. The conscious use of the back side of the fabric as a reversible factor is always calculated in their design, and the possibilities of design are never bound by age, gender, or size.

    For the 2022 Spring/Summer r a s a i collection, we will introduce new items from the main collection along with special items made specifically for Arts & Science and reflecting A&S’s requests. These items for A&S are the result of detailed adjustments in fabric selection, stitch positions, and dye tones. The colorful items include jackets and coats made of Woven Checks, a colorful checked fabric, and reversible jackets, blouses, and dresses made of Mulmul, a classic lightweight fabric.

    Woven Checks
    This fabric was one of the designer’s custom-woven projects that had been kept carefully aside until the right opportunity appeared to develop items for a limited-edition series. Currently, it is not easy to manufacture high-quality, hand-woven fabrics in a multicolor check due to the increasing demand for khadi, a traditional cloth of the region. The unique texture of hand weaving and the expression of r a s a i’s standard sewing machine stitching are characteristic of this product, which is finished entirely by hand sewing. To develop this limited-edition collection, Arts & Science has selected four types of fabrics and styles from r a s a i ’s sample collection.

    Mulmul
    The Indian bed quilt “Razai” is the origin of the brand name, ‘r a s a i.’ The cotton wadding is gently wrapped in a cotton fabric called Mulmul and hand-sewn. Mulmul has historically been woven by the most highly skilled weavers in India. Also called, “woven wind,” this is an ultra-thin, soft and translucent cotton fabric with excellent breathability. Nowadays, the technique is close to becoming lost as power looms have taken over the majority of production in India, and this special attention and skill are not required when sewing in the modern way. In this r a s a i collection, in addition to the standard double-layered pants and underdresses, special items made only for A&S were created through fine adjustments including customized stitch placements, patterns, color dye selection and color combinations.

    TITLE
    r a s a i 2022 Summer Collection Pop-up
    DATE
    June 24th (Fri.) – June 27th (Sun.) / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *The shop is closed on Tuesdays
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    ‘r a s a i’ is a line of clothing & home items. The brand name and concept is inspired by soft hand-stitched bed quilts treasured in India during winter months. ‘r a s a i’ embraces an adaptable style for all ages, body types, genders and cultures characterized by the reversible nature of the quilts, and their items often utilize both sides of the fabric in the collection’s design. Their items age gracefully over time. Arts & Science continues to present various categories of items from the ‘r a s a i’ collection in a seasonless cycle.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • Jun 1, 22Event
    Yoshifumi Yamamoto “Austere life style, beautiful kitchen utensils”

    Yoshifumi Yamamoto, is a wood artist who makes utensils with daily functionality in mind. He crafts his works with poetic and pictorial inspirations and never ceases to draw out a delicate charm from the raw material he selects. Arts & Science will present his first exhibition at HIN / Arts & Science in Kyoto from June 10th. We are featuring his kitchen utensils including cutting boards, cutlery, trays, storage boxes, and other items that will make your everyday tasks more enjoyable.

    In addition, this occasion we are also exhibiting a new group of works called “Meiboku Shiotsubo (precious wood salt jars).” These are a collection of antiques selected by A&S director and owner Sonya Park, with a lid made of Meiboku (precious woods) by Yoshifumi Yamamoto. On June 10th and 11th, Yamamoto will be present at the shop. On these days he will personally take special orders for his “Meiboku lids.” They will be custom made to fit your personal vessel that may have lost their matching lid. *See below for details

    This event is a special occasion to see Yoshifumi Yamamoto’s wide variety of kitchen utensils and new collaborative project with A&S. We look forward to your visit.

    TITLE
    Yoshifumi Yamamoto “Austere life style, beautiful kitchen utensils”
    DATE
    June 10th (Fri.) – June 19th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    Artist will be present at the shop on June 10th – 11th
    ※Tuesday is a weekly holiday.
    SHOP
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    〈Order event for Meiboku lids〉
    The Meiboku lid even is open by appointment only.

    ○ Due to the limit of precious wood stock, the limit will be one order per customer.
    ○ Orders are accepted for jars up to a diameter of 15cm.
    ○ The materials are limited to ceramics, wood, and glass and items must be of kitchen ware.
    ○ Valuable arts pieces and other artists works are not accepted.
    ○ Price reference:about 10,000〜15,000 JPY(price will change according to materials and size)

    【How to make your appointment for “Meiboku lids”】
    Please email the below form to HIN / Arts & Science.
     -Full name
     -Contact number
     -Appointment request (please choose a time frame from the below)
      June 10th/ June 11th, 11〜13PM/13〜15PM/15〜17PM/17〜19PM
     -Size of the vessel
     -2 photos of the vessel (side and overhead view)
    ○ After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    ○ Appointment times are limited. Please understand appointments will be confirmed on a first-come first-serve basis.
    ○ Please understand some vessels may be complicated to construct a lid. The artist may not be able to meet all requests.
    PROFILE
    Born in Okayama in 1959, Yoshifumi Yamamoto devoted himself to the sport of skiing during his earlier college years before immersing himself in the field of woodworking. He studied his craft in Nagano and opened his first atelier in Kiso. He later relocated to a small gulf in his hometown, Okayama, where he produces wood and lacquer works. In 2006, he presented the exhibition Learning from the Shaker Style, and since 2013, he has been active as the director of the Ushimado craft walk. Arts & Science has featured his works since 2020.
    NOTE
    ・ The shop will close early at 15:00 the day before the launch (June 9th) due to exhibit installation.
    ・ Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • May 24, 22Event
    FOX UMBRELLAS BY THE COLOUR FOR A&S 2022

    A semi-custom order event for 〈FOX UMBRELLAS〉 will be held A&S Daikanyama and A&S Fukuoka. FOX UMBRELLAS are renowned for their traditional craftmanship since 1868.

    Since the brand was established in the 19th century, the traditional craftmanship has stayed the same for over a century. Due to its beautiful appearance and high practicality, the umbrellas continue to be appreciated throughout the world today. At this event, you can order your favorite choice of umbrella from a combination of 10 handles, umbrella and band fabric (for both sunny and rainy weather) from 25 colours, and umbrella shape – long or folding.
    Please find this a special opportunity to choose your personal umbrella to bring a spring and hop to those rainy days. The event also marks the brand’s debut at A&S Fukuoka. We look forward to your visit.


    ○ Delivery for orders will take place from late December to early January.
    ○ Reservations are not required for this event.
    ○ For inquiries, please contact A&S Daikanyama (03-5784-3803).

    TITLE
    FOX UMBRELLAS BY THE COLOUR FOR A&S 2022
    TOKYO
    June 3rd (Fri.) – June 12th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    FUKUOKA
    June 17th (Fri.) – June 26th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    PROFILE
    Fox Umbrellas was founded in 1868 by Thomas Fox at London’s financial district, The City. Fox was the first in the world to use leftover nylon (man-made material) from parachutes for umbrella fabric. Today the brand is renowned as the founders of the modern umbrella. After care service from London trained craftsmen is available in Japan to provide local care for long-lasting use.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • May 23, 22Event
    La sedia leggera di Chiavari | Pre-order event

    Chiavari is a small town on the coast of the Ligurian Sea in Italy. Since 2015, Arts & Science has introduced the La sedia leggera di Chiavari chairs, which have been produced in this area using almost exactly the same manufacturing method since the beginning of the 19th century. We will hold a pre-order event from Friday, May 27th starting in Tokyo and touring to Kyoto then Fukuoka. New arrivals will be presented, and this will be an opportunity to custom order from 5 styles and 7 variations of chairs.

    La sedia leggera di Chiavari chairs are made in a workshop with a small number of expert craftsmen. Craftsmanship is seen in every step of the process from carving, assembling, weaving the seat, and painting, and the frame is made of high-quality wood sourced locally in Italy. The main features of the chairs are their beautiful form and surprisingly light weight, with the lightest model weighing about 2.9 kg, easy for anyone to move.

    At this event, we will introduce a total of 5 styles and 7 variations of chairs. The newest feature is the one-seated armchair. Amongst the styles, you will be able to customize the material, paint, finish, and seat specifications for the model of your choice. These perfectly-crafted chairs are functional for everyday use, while the aesthetics enrich any interior space. You can also enjoy how the chairs age beautifully over time.

    Please come and experience the lightness and comfort of the chairs from La sedia leggera di Chiavari. We look forward to your visit.

    TITLE
    La sedia leggera di Chiavari | Pre-order Event
    TOKYO
    May 27th (Fri.) – June 19th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    WHITE BOX
    Contact: OVER THE COUNTER
    FUKUOKA
    July 1st (Fri.) – July 31st (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    ARTS&SCIENCE FUKUOKA
    KYOTO
    August 19th (Fri.) – September 11th (Sun.) / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • May 16, 22Event
    TENTHOUSANDTHINGS Trunk Show 2022

    Jewelry brand, TENTHOUSANDTHINGS has been chosen as one of 21 designers for Brilliant & Black: A jewelry Renaissance exhibition by Sotheby’s. The brand has also actively collaborated on presentations at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. We are honored to present new pieces from TENTHOUSANDTHINGS especially selected for Arts & Science at A&S Marunouchi, Aoyama and Fukuoka from Friday, May 20th until the end of August.

    Arts & Science has presented various events in collaboration with TENTHOUSANDTHINGS by Ron Anderson and David Rees. At this trunk show, a number of unique jewelry shapes, including a customized variation of chandelier earring from the Sotheby's exhibition and rings using rare stones will be shared. The trunk show will tour 3 A&S stores with various pieces to fit the aesthetic of each location.

    David Rees remarks the sources and inspirations of creating “beautiful things” at TENTHOUSANDTHINGS are the combinations of “raw materials” and “manufacturing techniques.” The philosophy is to express the beauty in jewelry without suppressing the natural features of the stones and metals - their original beauty. "With exciting and quality materials, we feel the value will not diminish, and we hope that translates to the end-user. Our jewelry adds “value” to the wearer. The designers share, “our creations are unique beautiful pieces always with a distinct statement, an originality, the concept being true to the material yet always unusual and special.”

    TITLE
    TENTHOUSANDTHINGS Trunk Show 2022
    TOKYO
    A&S MARUNOUCHI
    May 20th (Fri.) – June 19th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 20:00
    TOKYO
    A&S AOYAMA
    July 1st (Fri.) – July 28th (Thurs.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    FUKUOKA
    A&S FUKUOKA
    August 5th (Fri.) – August 28th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    PROFILE
    TENTHOUSANDTHINGS was established in 1991 by Ron Anderson and David Rees, self-taught jewelers. TTT meticulously hand crafts modern heirlooms — sculptural forms in silver and gold — inspired by abstract shapes found in nature. Their concept underlies in the idea that jewelry should give a person “value” – a unique energy that comes from each specific piece and translates to the wearer. Arts & Science has introduced their collection through trunk shows and custom events for many seasons.
    www.tenthousandthingsnyc.com
    NOTE
    Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • May 10, 22Event
    Judy Geib Plus Alpha Trunk Show “Stardust Constellation”

    We are pleased to announce our annual trunk show by New York jewelry brand, Judy Geib Plus Alpha, starting May 20th at A&S Aoyama.

    Geib focuses most on her free handmade expressions. She combines different techniques intricating her high skills as a jeweler. She explains the concept of her work which is "commercial but still handmade. It’s not gallery jewelry". She wishes for many people to have access to her jewelry and the pieces to be worn in every day scenes. <Stardust constellation> is a selection of one-of-a-kind new pieces exclusively shown in Japan at Arts & Science. We invite you to see this array of new jewelry at this special occasion.


    Stardust Constellation
    “Ancient civilizations built their entire worlds around trying to understand the mysteries of the universe. For me, living in a city where I can only rarely see the stars, there is still an allure to finding where is my place, even if it is just calling to mind the idea of infinity every now and then. So, using materials from outer space (everything is from outer space!) and evoking the sparkle of the night sky, I’m searching too.”
     
    ― Judy Geib


    【Reservations】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation deadline]
    May 29th, 2022 (Sun.) 19:00

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    Judy Geib Plus Alpha Trunk Show “Stardust Constellation”
    DATE
    May 20th (Fri.) – 30th (Mon.) 2022/11:00〜19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    A&S AOYAMA
    PROFILE
    Originally from Pennsylvania U.S.A., Judy Geib grew up inspired from her father who was engaged in art, and her high school years she spent living in Brazil. Geib’s art background is influenced from her time spent in the local culture and encounters with stones in Brazil. After finishing her graduate degree in Pennsylvania, Geib moved to New York to study art. Through diverse creative experiences, including architecture, graphic design and calligraphy Geib became interested in the art of jewelry. In 2002, she launched her collection of 12 pieces at Barney’s New York. She pursues her creative process while visiting Brazil and Columbia to buy stones.
    www.judygeib.com
    NOTE
    To see our Judy Geib Plus Alpha brand feature.
    Photos by Dirk Vandenberk
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Apr 6, 22Event
    Free week for “Personalization service”

    Our A&S <Personalization Service> is available for selected leather goods throughout the year.

    Please take the time to consider a personalized gift to your loved ones as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day approaches. To celebrate the moment, if you purchase an item by the deadlines below, our usual personalization service will be free of charge. The service is available at our standing shops and our Online Seller. We hope you find this opportunity to find a perfect gifting item.

    【Details】※ For all A&S shops & Online Seller
    First window:April 8th (Fri.) ~ April 17th, 2022 (Sun.) / 19:00
    Delivery:From May 2nd, 2022 (Mon.) 〜

    Second window:May 20th (Fri.) ~ Delivery :From June 13nd, 2022 (Mon.) 〜

    【Attention】
    ○ The free personalization services are only available for customers who purchase from the selected leather goods during this first and second window at our official A&S shops & Online Seller.
    ○ Deadlines may be ahead or behind the scheduled times due to our server system. Please place your order ahead of time.
    ○ The selection of leather goods are different according to each standing shop and our Online Seller. For stock inquiries, please contact each shop directly or our A&S Online Seller for details.
    ○ If you would like previous A&S purchases to be personalized the service will be of charge for1,650 yen. This service is not available on our Online Seller. We thank you for your understanding.
    ○ For orders received through our Online Seller, the ship out will begin from specified delivery date and forward.
    ○ Items purchased for this service may not be exchanged or returned for any reason. Please consider thoroughly before deciding your purchase.

    TOKYO
    A&S AOYAMA
    &SHOP AOYAMA
    A&S MARUNOUCHI
    A&S DAIKANYAMA
    KYOTO
    A&S KYOTO
    &SHOP KYOTO
    FUKUOKA
    A&S FUKUOKA
    ONLINE
    A&S ONLINE SELLER

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  • Mar 31, 22Event
    Peter Ivy “Positive Space”

    An exhibition by glass artist Peter Ivy will be held at three Arts & Science locations in Tokyo, Kyoto and Fukuoka. “Positive Space” will be unveiled for the first time at this exhibition. We invite you to come and see Ivy’s new series of works, which represent a new and very distinct take on glassware compared to the artist’s existing style.

    In preparation for our special presentation, Ivy said that he made many new and different attempts. “Positive Space” is one result of his great efforts and presents a series of vases born out of his intense research on material and repeated experimentation. Together with “Positive Space,” there will be a lineup of his traditional grey glassware. Please enjoy the contrast of colors. In addition, a new item Ojyu (a Japanese-style stackable bento box) will also be presented.

    The beginning of Spring is the perfect time to introduce Peter Ivy’s colorful new work, and we look forward to welcoming you to enjoy this rare opportunity to view works that are not included in our usual selection at the shops.



    【Reservations】
    * The regulations for mandatory appointments depend on each shop. Please check the details for the shop of your preference ahead of time.
    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.


    【Reservation deadline】
    * Please make your reservation though our general contact form.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.

    <OVER THE COUNTER>
    Reservations on all days of the event are mandatory.
    Reservation window: Starts April 1st (Fri.)

    <HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto>
    Reservation mandatory: April 29th (Fri.)
    Reservations prioritized: April 30th (Sat.) ~
    Reservation window: Starts April 22nd (Fri.) 12:00/Noon

    <ARTS&SCIENCE FUKUOKA>
    Reservation mandatory: May 13th (Fri.) ~ 15th (Sun.)
    Reservations prioritized: May 16th (Mon.) ~
    Reservation window: Starts May 6th (Sun.) 12:00/Noon

    TITLE
    Peter Ivy “Positive Space”
    TOKYO
    April 9th (Sat.) – 11th (Mon.) 2022 / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    OVER THE COUNTER
    KYOTO
    April 29th (Fri.) – May 8th (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    FUKUOKA
    May 13th (Fri.) – 22nd (Sun.) 2022 / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    ARTS&SCIENCE FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    Peter Ivy is an artist working with glass. His works range from fine art to functional glass containers for everyday use. He bases his artistic activities in Toyama, where he has a studio. With an aim to “create something which becomes complete with use,” he makes pieces that are functional and delicate and that enable users to feel the warmth of the maker. Ivy’s glass works are remarkable for their pale neutral colors, which blend into the scenes of our lives.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Mar 16, 22Event
    muska “To see a Heaven in a Wild Flower”

    *Visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please check below on how to make your reservation.

    From March 25th (Friday) to April 24th (Sunday), 2022, Arts & Science Fukuoka will hold a trunk show for the Japanese jewelry brand muska. Muska is derived from the word “amulet” in Turkish. The concept of their hand-made jewelry is “to be a small companion for the jewelry wearer.” For the first time in Fukuoka, we are introducing muska.

    At this presentation, a new series of works will launch under the theme of plants and animals in blooming flower fields and gardens. Colorful jewels from Arizona and around the world are featured combined with motifs of flowers and plants. The designer strives to make jewelry that will bring you joy as Spring arrives, and to soothe your soul especially during these times of the pandemic. We welcome you to see this special presentation from muska.


    【Reservation】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation deadline]
    Arts & Science Fukuoka: April 23rd, 2022 (Sat.) / 19:00

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    muska “To see a Heaven in a Wild Flower”
    DATE
    March 25th (Fri.) – April 24th (Sun.) 2021 / 11:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    Inspired by the colors in nature and the culture in the “land of prayer,” Turkey, muska jewelry is made one by one by hand. The philosophy is to create items that serve as a “safe keeper and guide” for the jewelry wearer. The brand name derives from the word “amulet” in Turkish.
    www.muska.jp
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.

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  • Feb 22, 22Event
    Exhibition and sales event for IFUJI

    An exhibition and sales event for furniture brand IFUJI will be held at OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo and HIN / Arts & Science in Kyoto.

    At this event, Arts & Science will introduce oval boxes and tableware such as the statement “Delmer” series and rim boxes, that were exclusively sold at our previous exhibitions. In addition, we plan to present new items including the launch of the new toilet paper box and the Italian round tray for the first time.

    “IFUJI” carpentry is individually carved from large pieces of wood and carefully hand-finished. Their ideology lies in the idea of proposals of functional items that are necessary in an everyday lifestyle. We wish you to take this opportunity to see IFUJI’s masterpiece oval boxes and feel the essence of their quality handiwork in person.


    【Reservation window for OVER THE COUNTER】
    For February 23rd to 27th, the event is by reservations only. The reservation window will be open from February 21st (Monday) 12:00/ noon. Please make your reservation through our general contact form.
    From February 28th, visits do not require a reservation.


    【Reservation window for HIN / Arts & Science】
    All days of the event will be held by reservation only. The reservation window will be open from March 1st (Tuesday) 12:00/ noon. Please make your reservation through our general contact form.


    【Notices about this exhibition / your reservation】
    ○ Please note the reservation only dates are specified for each shop.
    ○ Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    ○ After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an reply from our email account.
    ○ Any queries about the items will be answered at your scheduled appointment. Please refrain from sending any queries through email or phone call.
    ○ All items are available for sale only. Orders cannot be taken for this event.
    ○ The exhibition may close at an earlier date, at any time all items become sold out.

    TITLE
    IFUJI Exhibition and sales event
    TOKYO
    2022.2.23 (Wed./ Bank holiday) – 3.7 (Mon.)
    OVER THE COUNTER
    KYOTO
    2022.3.11 (Fri.) – 3.27 (Sun.)
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    PROFILE
    Masashi Ifuji crafts simple and functional wood objects that draw on the beloved traditional objects of diverse cultures. His workshop IFUJI in Matsumoto, Nagano, is known for its masterful renditions of classics, including the shaker box and the traditional Japanese cupboard. In addition to the workshop, he operates Laboratorio, a cafe, shop, and gallery devoted to clothing, food, and housewares. Arts & Science has introduced the brand while presenting yearly exhibitions from 2013.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Jan 14, 22Event
    Kazumi Tsuji + factory zoomer “Sunny & Cloudy”

    <NOTICE>
    The books have closed for this exhibition and all reservation windows are currently full.
    We thank you for your continuous support. At the moment there are many incoming inquiries regarding the exhibition. Please see the details below:

    ・As reservations are full, all event days are now changed to appointment only.
    ・Visitors without reservations will not be admitted into the shop. Please refrain from waiting outside the entrance.
    ・There is no waiting list for canceled appointments.
    ・Inquiries regarding the details of the artwork / content of the exhibition are only attended at the shop on the exhibition dates. Please do not contact by phone call or e-mail.
    ・A confirmation e-mail has been sent to all appointment requests. If you have not received your confirmation, please check your spam mail folder. If you have not received an e-mail, your appointment is not valid.


    Exhibiton “Sunny & Cloudy” by glass artist Kazumi Tsuji will be held at OVER THE COUNTER from January 21 (Fri) to January 30 (Sun). We introduce various styles of works from “ms.garden,” newly presented at her shop factory zoomer last year. Other series will also be available. We welcome you to come and see a full lineup of Tsuji’s expertise.

    “ms. garden” was born from the artist's desire to create items which lift your heart and mood, while we go through the difficulties of the pandemic. She wanted to portray the closer organic relationship we have to nature now, spending more time at home. This series of glassware depicts plants and butterflies with cuts and enamel on the glass surface with a new milky white glass.
    We wish you to please come and visit our first exhibition held in 2022. We look forward to seeing you there.


    Sunny & Cloudy
    “‘Life has its sunshine and its rain, its days and its nights its peaks and its valleys.’ - This are words from a Snoopy comic strip that I loved to ready in bed when I was little. The saying means, if you are alive, there will be the fun days and hard days. I mean, I've been told this kind of thing many times, and I know it, but in the pandemic I've kind of come back to this very common saying.
    A sudden shift was how the pandemic affected me. I was always looking toward the outer world. At the beginning for a while, I was at a lost in it all, but in the second year I found various discoveries and enjoyments in my days of walking around my home, the workshop, and the fields and paths around my neighborhood. I realized that weeds will grow quickly when left alone, hydrangeas grow taller and taller day to day, and white butterflies that dance amongst the cabbage fields show me a familiar scene every same time of the year. These two years have completely reestablished how human society and I believe has created some change in some good ways. I wrote on the glass the very personal feelings I found and felt in my daily life, through the weather, the plants in the garden and the animals I meet. It was an unfamiliar form of my own production, and will be kept as good record for myself and the life we are living right now. If I know many people can empathize with my current creations, that is more happiness than I imagine for these results of my new series of works.
    It will be sunny, partly cloudy and later on a little rainy today.

    — Kazumi Tsuji


    【Reservations】WINDOW CLOSED / FULLY BOOKED
    The appointment window will begin on Monday, January 17th at12:00.
    Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    TITLE
    Kazumi Tsuji + factory zoomer “Sunny & Cloudy”
    DATE
    January 21st (Fri.) 2022 – January 30th (Sun.) 2022 / 12:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    OVER THE COUNTER
    NOTE
    Early shop closure on Jan.20th (Thurs.) / 17:00 *due to event preparation
    PROFILE
    Kazumi Tsuji was born in Ishikawa in 1964. After studying at California College of the Arts, she joined the Utatsuyama craft studio in Kanazawa as a glass artisan. Tsuji established her own glass studio, factory zoomer, in 1999 with a focus on glass containers. In 2005 factory zoomer/shop opened, and in 2010, she was appointed chief director for a craft project institution in Kanazawa. We have introduced her works at Arts & Science from 2012.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Dec 24, 21Event
    Fukuoka arrival: Pots from Steve Harrison

    *Reservations are required for this event. Please see below on how to make your reservation.

    New 2021 pots by Steve Harrison have arrived from England. These works will be introduced at Arts & Science Fukuoka from January 7th (Friday) to January 16th (Sunday), 2022. Harrison’s work, which has been introduced in Japan by Arts & Science with great care since its opening in 2003, will be available in the Fukuoka area to see in person for the very first time.

    Steve Harrison's often uses the traditional method of pottery - Salt Glazing. As the salt is sprayed onto the pots while they are firing in the kiln, the chemical reaction between the salt and glaze creates organic patterns on the surfaces. The interesting part of this process is not knowing the final outcome of the pots until the kiln is opened. Steve Harrison has fascinated many people with this technique. While the pots are a classical western style, Steve Harrison’s original characteristics show strongly in this handmade process. Arts & Science has been working with Harrison for 18 years. We continue to receive his very best works several times a year in Japan, and we have always shared a special exhibition of his works every two years. Sometimes, like〈BIG IN JAPAN〉, creative director Sonya Park proposes a unique theme together with Harrison. Please also see our history of publishments we have produced and explore our history of working together. (Steve Harrison’s series of books are available on our A&S ONLINE SELLER

    The new arrival of pots at Fukuoka are mainly works Harrison has created in 2021. All of his pots are marked with the year of production, which represents his identity along with his other hallmark stamps. He has chosen himself his best work available including items such as cups, teapots, and bowls made in salt glaze of various colors and sizes. Although at times Harrison will make special items with a certain theme or concept for Japan, his basic concept is defined by pots that can be enjoyed in your daily lifestyle which do not always cause for a special occasion. We welcome you to take a look at this new collection of pots created especially for Arts & Science. We look forward to your visit.


    Arts & Science collection
    “Familiar forms, like teapots, lidded jars, jugs, bowls and cups stand to remind me of who I am as a potter. I often have adventures where I explore different artistic ideas however, I always return to these utilitarian pots. They remind me that ceremony and special occasions don’t need to be reserved for this kind of work. I feel that they imbue everyday living and enrich the moment. This is more poignant in pandemic times where we need to recognize and celebrate the ordinary because it is difficult to search out the extraordinary.
    This small collection of work for A&S is a true reflection of this idea.

    — Steve Harrison


    【Reservation window】
    *This event is by appointment only. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation deadline]
    Opens: December 27th (Mon.) 2022 / 19:00
    Closes: January 15th, 2022 (Sat.) 2022 / 19:00

    * All works are one-of-a-kind. Any queries about the items will be answered at your scheduled appointment. Please refrain from sending any queries through email or phone call. We thank you for your understanding.
    * Your appointment will be confirmed by e-mail.
    * Entry may be restricted in order to prevent overcrowding.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    Fukuoka arrival: Pots from Steve Harrison
    DATE
    January 7th (Fri.) 2022 – January 16th (Sun.) 2022/11:00〜19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    A&S FUKUOKA
    PROFILE
    Steve Harrison is an English potter born in 1967. After obtaining his MA in ceramics at the Royal College of Art, he set up his workshop and his kiln on the outskirts of London, where he now bases his artistic activities. He is known for his mugs and jugs created by the salt glaze technique, which uses common salt for the glaze coating.
    Photos by Richard Cannon
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Dec 9, 21Event
    TENTHOUSANDTHINGS Trunk Show

    TENTHOUSANDTHINGS is a jewelry brand based in New York. Arts & Science have presented the brand’s jewelry for many seasons. This year as well, we will present the brand’s newest collection. The presentation will begin from December 10th (Friday) at A&S Marunouchi until the beginning of the new year.

    This time, we are presenting works from the “Beads” collection, a classic series created since the early days of the brand, the “Fetched stone” collection that features hand-cut rough stones into a rounded form where you can feel the raw cut of the stones themselves, and the “Sculpture” collection that uses special sculptural techniques. We will also introduce a one-of-a-kind necklace named the “Waterfall,” which is decorated with rare stones inspired by the vision of water overflowing on rocks from a waterfall. In this presentation, you can enjoy the specific production techniques and the vision of TENTHOUSANDTHINGS in its entirety.

    For both designers, Japan is the country they love more than anywhere else.
    “I dreamed of coming to Japan because I was influenced by Japanese culture such as ‘Wabi-Sabi.’ Unfortunately, the current situation refrains us from visiting in person. I am looking forward to meeting Japanese customers at the next opportunity.”
    -designers of TENTHOUSANDTHINGS

    Although they cannot be present to help you in person, TENTHOUSANDTHINGS are wishing for your personal encounter with the brand at this opportunity through Arts & Science.


    【Reservations】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation deadline]
    January 9th, 2021 (Sun.) 20:00

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    TENTHOUSANDTHINGS Trunk Show
    DATE
    December 10th (Mon.) – January 10th (Mon./open on bank holiday) 2021 / 12:00 ~ 22:00
    <New year’s holidays>
    December 31st 11:00〜19:00(one hour early-close)
    January 1st Shin Marunouchi bldg. / Closed
    January 2nd 10:00〜20:00 (opening day for New Year)
    SHOP
    A&S MARUNOUCHI
    PROFILE
    TENTHOUSANDTHINGS was established in 1991 by Ron Anderson and David Rees, self-taught jewelers. TTT meticulously hand crafts modern heirlooms — sculptural forms in silver and gold — inspired by abstract shapes found in nature. Their concept underlies in the idea that jewelry should give a person “value” – a unique energy that comes from each specific piece and translates to the wearer. Arts & Science has introduced their collection through trunk shows and custom events for many seasons.
    www.tenthousandthingsnyc.com
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Dec 3, 21Event
    William Welstead Trunk Show 2021

    Our annual trunk show for William Welstead will be held this year at Arts & Science Aoyama and Kyoto.

    At this trunk show, we will introduce new jewelry styles with rare diamonds including rings, earrings and necklaces. There is also a new line of special bespoke platinum or gold chains paired with your charm of choice.

    The William Welstead trunk show is now our yearly tradition at Arts & Science. We look forward to your visit.

    For the second year in a row I am unable to get to Japan to visit my friends and clients. I have prepared a small collection of new pieces for Arts and Science. For a long time, I have been trying to find the perfect chain and for this collection I am presenting some handmade platinum and gold chains which can be made to order in different lengths. I like to combine them with unusual diamond briolettes and other pendants. In addition, there are some new diamond rings using coloured old cut diamonds and some beautiful Keshi pearl earrings which come from a marine oyster and form without any human intervention. I hope very much that I will be able to visit Japan next year and very much miss seeing my friends there” — William Welstead


    【Reservations】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation deadline]
    A&S Aoyama: December 5th, 2021 (Sun.) 19:00
    A&S Kyoto: December 12th, 2021 (Sun.) 19:00

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    William Welstead Trunk Show 2021
    TOKYO
    A&S AOYAMA
    December 3rd (Fri.) – 6th (Mon.) 2021/11:00〜19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    KYOTO
    A&S KYOTO
    December 10th (Fri.) – 13th (Mon.) 2021/11:00〜19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Nov 26, 21Event
    Domenica More Gordon Blind Auction 2021

    At this time of year, one of the special A&S contents include our "Blind Auction." We have prepared a special handmade selection of works by Domenica More Gordon, an artist and illustrator who enlightens our seasonal holiday expressions. The bidding period is from December 1st to 5th. To see the works in person, exhibitions will be held at the listed stores below in Tokyo, Fukuoka and Kyoto. Please see the auction page below for details.

    Domenica More Gordon Blind Auction 2021

    TITLE
    Domenica More Gordon Blind Auction 2021
    DATE
    Web Bidding
    December 1st (Wed.) – 5th (Sun.)
    EXHIBITION
    TOKYO
    November 19th – 21st:SHOES and THINGS
    FUKUOKA
    November 26th – 28th:A&S FUKUOKA
    KYOTO
    December 3rd – 5th:&SHOP KYOTO

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  • Nov 25, 21Event
    Exhibition of works by “Kenichi Seki”

    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Details on how to make reservations are provided below.

    An exhibition of works by lacquer artist and wood worker Kenichi Seki will be held at HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto.

    Kenichi Seki's vessels are simple yet powerful, and have a different charm from similar antique wooden vessels. Seki's way of working is not usual in the Wajima location; where the division of labor amongst artist is the mainstream. Instead, the single artist's thoughts are reflected in every corner, such as carving marks, shapes, and the condition of painting, because the work is done by himself from the wood carving to the lacquer. In Seki’s works a technique called "Kurimono” is used, where the item is carved from a single block of wood, and the lacquer is done in a way where you can still enjoy the features of the wooden characteristics and grains. The process is done by keeping the best use of the charms and interesting features of the wood itself.

    This is the first time in two years that HIN will hold a special exhibition for Kenichi Seki since his first solo exhibition held at HIN in 2019. In this exhibition, we will introduce various items including traditional Japanese shapes such as Suhama small plates, Japanese trays, classic containers with lids, as well as display shelves, and wooden cups suitable for everyday use. We look forward to your visit.


    【How to make your reservation】
    *Visitors with appointments will be given priority. Please send your request through our general contact form by the following dates:

     Click here to make your reservation at Kyoto・HIN / Arts & Science
     [Reservation deadline: December 11th, 2021 (Sat.) 19:00]

    * Entry may be restricted in order to prevent overcrowding.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    Exhibition of works by “Kenichi Seki”
    DATE
    December 3rd (Fri.) – 12th (Sun.) 2021/12:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    PROFILE
    Kenichi Seki is a wood lacquer artist born in 1982 in Izumi-shi, Osaka. Seki first encountered the world of craft when his former university professor was working for a woodworking project of the Joseon dynasty. After graduating from university, Seki became an apprentice to the wood lacquer artist, Kazumasa Fujisaki. In 2012, he became an apprentice to the lacquer artist, Akito Akagi. Since becoming independent in 2019, Seki has based his artistic activity in Wajima-shi, Ishikawa.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use contact form.
    • ※ Please note that items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Nov 8, 21Event
    Masaaki Iijima “Exhibition & Sales Fair Event”

    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be be given priority. Details on how to make reservations are provided below.

    A&S AOYAMA is honored to hold a sales fair event for artist Masaaki Iijima’s Bamboo basket bags from Thursday, November 11th 2021.

    In his workshop located in the village of Kisogun in Nagano, bamboo craftsman Masaaki Iijima carries out every exacting step of his basket production. Arts & Science has presented his works from 2019. In this exhibition we feature collaborative bags of Iijima’s selected bamboo higo strips colored with natural plant-based dyes and A&S original fabrics used as the inner cloths. Each work is a one-of-a-kind.


    【Reservations】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form. We may not be able to accommodate your first choice, please send at least 2 dates & times of your preference.

    [Reservation deadline: November 16th, 2021 (Tues.) 19:00]

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    Masaaki Iijima “Exhibition & Sales Fair Event”
    DATE
    November 11th (Thurs.) – November 17th (Weds.) 2021 / 12:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    A&S AOYAMA
    PROFILE
    Masaaki Iijima/Bamboo artist In his workshop located in the village of Kisogun in Nagano, bamboo craftsman Masaaki Iijima carries out every exacting step of his basket production. Skillfully selected bamboo from the surrounding mountains is cut into higo strips and colored with natural plant-based dyes. This begins an extended period of contemplation to understand the unique aesthetic characteristics of the bamboo that Iijima will ultimately transform into useful objects using a wide range of traditional Japanese basket weaving techniques, such as twill and armor plaiting.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Oct 22, 21Event
    Naho Kamada “Blue”

    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be be given priority. Details on how to make reservations are provided below.

    OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo is pleased to announce a special exhibition for the collection “Blue” from Naho Kamada.

    All processes of Naho Kamada's production are performed by hand. Kamada work is carried out by hammering various metals using a mallet and checking the feel each time. Although her finished work is made of metal, it has a unique delicate elegance, and the shapes are characterized by the gentle touch to the hands. In this exhibition, we will introduce her cutlery, cups, plates, etc… focusing on her work using silver material.

    Please take a look at the fine objects and vessels created by Naho Kamada, each made by considering the fit in her very own hands.


    【Reservations】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

      Click here to make your reservation at Tokyo・OVER THE COUNTER 

    [Reservation deadline: November 14th, 2021 (Sun.) 19:00]

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    Naho Kamada “Blue”
    DATE
    November 3rd (Wed.*open on public holiday) – November 15th (Mon.) 2021 / 12:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    OVER THE COUNTER
    PROFILE
    Naho Kameda / Metal artist. Born in Kumamoto in 1982. In 2005, Kameda studied under Takejiro Hasegawa in metalworking making mainly tea utensils. In 2008, she became an independent artist. Her delicately crafted work shows the elegance and dignified strength of her hand work techniques. Kameda is inspired by ancient tools from various countries, such as sterling silver and brass vessels, and cutlery objects.
    nahokamada.com
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Oct 13, 21Event
    “Kimura Glass / Kikatsu Series” Exhibition & Sales Fair Event

    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be be given priority. Details on how to make reservations are provided below.

    OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo and HIN / Arts & Science in Kyoto are pleased to announce a sales fair event for the “Kikatsu series” from the tableware brand, Kimura Glass.

    For a long time, the “Kikatsu series” was sold only to venues such as bars or restaurants. The designs are inspired by European antique glasses. In this way, there are many variations of especially the smaller-sized glasses. This sales fair is a special opportunity to view and purchase all 119 types of glasses from the Kikatsu series in one location.
    This is the first opportunity for Arts & Science to introduce Kimura Glass, and we invite you to come and see the items in person.


    【Reservations】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    【Reservation deadline】
    Tokyo・OVER THE COUNTER : October 31th, 2021 (Sun.) 19:00
    Kyoto・HIN / Arts & Science : December 1st, 2021 (Wed.) 19:00

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    “Kimura Glass / Kikatsu Series” Exhibition & Sales Fair Event
    TOKYO
    OVER THE COUNTER
    October 20th (Wed.) – November 11th (Mon.) 2021 / 12:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    KYOTO
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    November 19th (Fri.) – December 2nd (Thurs.) 2021 / 12:00 ~ 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    PROFILE
    Since its establishment, as a manufacturer of professional tableware that does not have its own factory, Kimura Glass has been producing in-house designed glassware with the cooperation of several craftsmen and factories. The different series of glassware are cherished by many fans, and include “Kyoku-usu (extremely thin) glass,” “Pivo” – with ultra-fine glass leg designs, and “Kikatsu” and “Wrap” – cocktail glasses. Along with the production of original glassware, Kimura Glass has been focusing on the development of better tableware by, for example, selecting quality designs from around the world and introducing them to various restaurants and bars.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Oct 11, 21Event
    Mitate “Toshino Ichi”

    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be be given priority. Details on how to make reservations are provided below.

    Once again it is that time of year for our New Year’s decorations from the florist shop <Hanaya Mitate>. 30 different arrangements will be on display, including the new works “Eto wara (Zodiac in straw)” - celebrating the new Year of the Tiger with its motif on a lacquer board, “Mukae Kaeru (Meeting turtle)” and “Shikimatsuba” - a winter floral scene enclosed in a wooden box.
    Please enjoy this special occasion to prepare for your New Year’s celebration.

    The events will be held at A&S DAIKANYMA in Tokyo and HIN / Arts & Science in Kyoto. We look forward to your visit.


    【Reservations】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    【Reservation deadline】
    Tokyo, A&S DAIKANYAMA : October 30th, 2021 (Sat.) 19:00
    Kyoto, HIN / Arts & Science : November 13th, 2021 (Sat.) 19:00

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later timing. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    ※Please note, reservations requests on the day may only be made by phone calls to the designated shop.

    TITLE
    Mitate “Toshino Ichi”
    TOKYO
    A&S DAIKANYAMA
    October 22nd (Fri.) – October 31st (Sun.) 2021/12:00 – 18:00
    Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    KYOTO
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    November 5th (Fri.) – November 14th (Sun.) 2021 / 12:00 – 19:00
    Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    PROFILE
    Mitate was established in April 2013, in Shichiku, Kita-ku in Kyoto. Mitate creates flower arrangements and ornaments using boxes by using wild flowers and plants of the season. Mitate’s aesthetics are expressed through its unique style to create something completely different from the original material.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Oct 7, 21Event
    MARQUESS “Semi-Custom Order 2021”

    A semi-custom order event for the bespoke shoe brand <MARQUESS> will be held at SHOES and THINGS for one month from October 4th (Mon.) to October 30th (Sat.).

    We also accept semi-custom orders where you can choose from nine individual shoe style, and you may choose the leather/colour of your preference. We include rare options such as crocodile leather, which is not usually available in the lineup. This season, we are introducing a new military boot style called <YORK>, which is included in the seasonal collection as well as an option for a semi-order.

    Our MARQUESS order events are held twice a year seasonally, and this time as well designer Shoji Kawaguchi will be present. Kawaguchi will be at the shop for two days, 10.30 (Sat.) and 31 (Sun.) This is a rare opportunity for visitors to consider a personal order while consulting directly with the designer about not only fit but also foot issues. If you already have a pair of MARQUESS shoes purchased at A&S, we would like you to wear them when visiting the shop. Kawaguchi will let you know the condition of your worn-in shoes and give you his personal advice.

    <YORK> Military Officers Boots
    My British Military Officers Boots reflect the style’s ‘history and dignity.’ A no-waste simple design with military-like functional beauty. While maintaining the style’s orthodox appearance, we were particular about finishing it in a manner that is appropriate for a women’s shoe.
    For this production, we designed a slightly looser wooden pattern than before, giving the boots a comfortable shape with the ankles firmly fixed at the wings. Made from finely embossed French leather, the texture is made to enjoy as well. Unlike its solid appearance, these boots give you a soft feel and lightness when worn.
    I have designed the ‘Military Officers Boots’ with the hopes that it will become a standard shoe for all women.
     ― MARQUESS / Shoji Kawaguchi


    【Reservations】
    Please note reservations are mandatory for this event. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

    [Reservation window: October 4th (Monday) to 15:00 on October 30th (Saturday)]
    * Reservations cannot be made for requests on the day. Please send your request by latest, 15:00 on the previous day.


    【About the Event】
    - Due to the circumstances of COVID-19, all appointments must be confirmed ahead of time. We thank you in advance for your understanding.
    - Appointments / viewing time: 50 minutes (maximum).
    - When entering, we ask visitors to have a face mask on and use our antiseptics at our entrance
    - Orders will be available for Women’s sizes only. (UK size runs: 3 1/2, 4, 4 1/2, 5, 5 1/2, 6, 6 1/2 )
    - All orders will be delivered in March, 2022.

    TITLE
    MARQUESS “Semi-Custom Order 2021”
    DATE
    2021.10.8 (Fri.) – 10.31 (Sun.) / 12:00 – 19:00
    Designer will be present: 10.30 (Sat.) & 31 (Sun.)
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    NOTE
    for brand feature articles “Behind the Scenes — MARQUESS”
    • * For details, please contact us the shops directly or through our contact form.

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  • Oct 7, 21Event
    Adam Silverman “Horizon”

    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Details on how to make reservations are provided below.

    A solo exhibition by ceramic artist Adam Silverman will be held at HIN / Arts & Science in Kyoto. The works were produced on both coasts of the United States: Atwater in the West, and Rhode Island in the East, where local materials including clay, seaweed, salt, wood, and crop husks were used. In this exhibition, a series of works created through an experimental process will be on display.

    Adam's works have a unique aesthetic and expression from the form of his glazing techniques. HIN has mainly selected works such as bowls that are as functional as they are beautiful. We invite you to view these special pieces in person.

    *The brand’s main exhibition will also be held at Tokyo・CURATOR'S CUBE from Saturday, October 9th. [By appointment only]


    【Reservations】
    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be prioritized. Please make your reservation though our general contact form.

     Click here to make your reservation at Kyoto・HIN / Arts & Science
     [Reservation deadline: October 30th, 2021 (Sat.) 19:00]

    * Due to store capacity, we may ask customers without a reservation to wait in line or to return at a later time. We thank you for your understanding.
    * After you send your reservation form, your reservation will be confirmed by an automatic reply from our email account.
    * For reservation requests on the day, please contact the shop directly.

    TITLE
    Adam Silverman “Horizon”
    DATE
    2021.10.22 (Fri.) – 10.31 (Sun.)/12:00 – 19:00
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    SHOP
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    PROFILE
    After graduating from university, Adam Silverman moved to Los Angeles to work as an architect. In 2003, he established Atwater Pottery to bring to a wider audience the pieces he had previously only created for his family and friends. In 2008, based on a shared philosophy with Heath Ceramics, he became the studio director of their newly-opened Los Angeles store. After retiring as their director in 2015, he moved his studio to Rhode Island. In 2018, he rebuilt his studio in Atwater, the place where his career in ceramics began.
    www.adamsilverman.net
    Concurrent event
    CURATOR’S CUBE
    2021.10.9 (Fri.) – 10.24 (Sun.)/12:00 – 17:00
    *Monday is a weekly holiday
    <By reservation only> Please see the CURATOR’S CUBE’s website for details.
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use contact form.
    • ※ Please note that items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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  • Aug 27, 21Event
    Kenichi Takanaka “Takanaka Kaiju Encyclopedia”

    *Please note that visitors with appointments will be be given priority. Details on how to make reservations are provided below.

    Kenichi Takanaka, who produces various works as a acknowledged painter, calligrapher, and potter, will hold a special exhibition at HIN / Arts & Science in Kyoto and OVER THE COUNTER in Tokyo.

    This special project with Takanaka is an annual event at Arts & Science. This year, in addition to pottery and paintings, books published independently by the artist all under the theme “Takanaka Kaiju Encyclopedia,” will be unveiled for the first time. We invite you to discover the world of Kenichi Takanaka, who immerses himself in studying and pondering classical Oriental literature amidst the harsh but rich environment of the mountains, and who continues to devote himself more and more freely to his creative work, following his passion.

    I am fond of kaiju - monsters. I also like monsters that fight other monsters. And I like monster figures, but only those produced by Marusan and Bullmark in 1966, the year I was born, and the following few years. I don’t find the ones produced after that period to be interesting. When I was a child, I used to play pretend and hold battles among my monster figures in the sandbox in the yard and during bath time, making sounds like “Gao” (“Roar”) and “Dokan” (“Boom”) by myself... When I think about it now, that was everything. The me of fifty years ago, irreplaceable, is this me.  ―Kenichi Takanaka


    【How to make your reservation】
    Visitors with appointments will be given priority. Please send your request through our general contact form by the following dates:

    Kyoto・HIN / Arts & Science 
    【Deadline】 Sept. 9th (Sat) 19:00

    Tokyo・OVER THE COUNTER
    【Deadline】 Sept. 25th (Sat) 19:00

    TITLE
    Kenichi Takanaka “Takanaka Kaiju Encyclopedia”
    KYOTO
    HIN / Arts & Science, Nijodori Kyoto
    2021.9.3 (Fri.) – 9.12 (Sun.)/12:00 – 19:00
    Artist will be present: 9.3 (Fri.)
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    TOKYO
    OVER THE COUNTER
    2021.9.17 (Fri.) – 9.26 (Sun.)/12:00 – 19:00
    Artist will be present: 9.17 (Fri.)
    *Tuesday is a weekly holiday
    PROFILE
    Kenichi Takanaka is a chirographer, painter, and potter. He was born in Toride-shi, Ibaraki in 1966. Beginning his education at Gakushuin University, Takanaka later left in order to teach himself the techniques of calligraphy, painting, and pottery. In 1993 he set up his kiln and studio in Otaki, Chiba, where he devotes himself to his artistic activities while leading a semi self-sufficient life with livestock. His unique and humorous works are influenced by old Chinese and Japanese scriptures and are exhibited in various art galleries in Japan.
    NOTE
    We will close the shops early at 17:00 on the day before the event, in order to prepare for the exhibition.
    HIN / Arts & Science: 9.2 (Thurs.)
    OVER THE COUNTER: 9.16 (Thurs.)
    • ※ For inquiries, please contact each shop directly or use our contact form.
    • ※ Please note items may not be available due to limited quantities.

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