Norton, Deborah
October 2002
Surface Design Journal;Fall2002, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p38
Trade Publication
The article focuses on ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, and features numerous art of flowers by several Japanese artists. It discusses a brief history of ikebana, beginning 15th century. It presents the traditional ikebana work of Asako Akagi with roses, blazing-star, and plastic vase. It also shows the ikebana creation of Takashi Mikawa composed of floating grass, dry East Indian lotus, and iron vase, expressing life, its primacy and power. Moreover, Kimiko Tsukuda's Light-6 illustrates another aspect of ikebana.


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