Living Flowers of Japan

5 July - 19 August 2007

This exhibition is now closed

Room 3

The Asahi Shimbun Displays
Objects in focus

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Ikebana (literally ‘living flowers’) is the Japanese art of flower arranging and has played an important role in Japanese society since ancient times.

Discover the many styles of ikebana as members of Ikebana International create seven displays in seven weeks using one ceramic pot made by ‘Living National Treasure’ Fujiwara Yu (1932–2001).

Enshū school of ikebana
Ikenobō school of ikebana
Sōgetsu school of ikebana
Ōhara school of ikebana
Kohdoh school of ikebana
Koryū school of ikebana
Ichiyō school of ikebana

Read the press release for the exhibition