Toru Hatsuta Exhibition with Misato Seki

Toru Hatsuta Exhibition with Misato Seki

0024.03.24

Dates: Thursday, April 11th - Sunday, April 21st, 2024
Venue: MIN GALLERY
Address: 2F, 3-5-6 Takaban, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-0004
Business hours: 12:00 - 18:00 (*17:00 on the last day)
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

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"Freely"

MIN GALLERY will be hosting its fifth exhibition of bamboo artist Toru Hatsuda.

The tradition of white bamboo and soot bamboo has been passed down since the Edo period.
Hatada's work is an innovative expression of
It is a piece that you will want to adore as its expressions change over the course of five or ten years.

This time, we will also be introducing the works of lacquer artist Mirei Seki.
This beautiful jewelry incorporates traditional lacquer techniques such as maki-e, raden, and lacquer into modern decorative art.

In this season when the spring light shines,
Please come and visit this space that symbolizes the preciousness of life and the transience of beauty.


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Toru Hatsuda Imitating the techniques and aesthetics of traditional bamboo crafts, he creates works that give a sense of the "modern" time, focusing on tea utensils. He has been selected for the Eastern Japan Traditional Crafts Exhibition for two consecutive years, and his work "Sensujimoriki" is in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria. He has exhibited many times both in Japan and abroad.

Instagram @toruhatsuta
Artist in attendance
April 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th 12:00-15:00 (On the 13th only, until 19:00 )
April 18th and 20th 12:00-15:00


Mirei Seki
In 2008, she graduated from the Department of Crafts at Tokyo University of the Arts, and in 2010, she completed her graduate studies at the same university's lacquer art laboratory. Since her graduation project, she has consistently created accessories using lacquer. In 2019, she won the Herbert-Hofmann-Prize at SCHMUCK, the world's largest international contemporary jewelry exhibition, and her work has been included in the collection of a museum in Norway. She continues to be active both in Japan and abroad.

Instagram @misato.seki
Date and time of presence
April 13th 17 : 00-19:00
April 20th and 21st 14:00-17:00

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RECEPTION PARTY
Saturday, April 13, 2024 17:00 - 19:00
We will be hosting an opening reception to welcome the two artists. Please come along and enjoy a relaxed conversation with catering provided by our chef, Eriko Kishimoto. Instagram @eritin_on_the_earth  


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