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Japan is Beautiful

Written on March 25, 2012

Although we don’t need reminding that Japan is beautiful, Amy Katoh has a way of constantly renewing our appreciation of the beauty of Japan.Rather suddenly, Amy announced that for a period of three weeks she is showing a segment of her marvelous collection of Japanese folk textiles in a still-occupied warehouse in her Tokyo neighborhood.  The backdrop of the warehouse’s unfinished, dark wood interior is a dramatic and inspired foil for her beautifully chosen collection.  Have a look.

If you are in Tokyo, or are visiting soon, here’s all the information you’ll need to make a visit and see this fleeting exhibition for yourself:

Thank you, Amy.  I’m so glad you did this.  It’s beautiful.

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  1. Comment by jan in nagasaki:

    you are so lucky to be there to see that!!
    i don’t believe i could handle all that raw beauty in one room. i would be overcome with emotion and have to sit down to catch my breath. those pictures are just amazing!!!

    March 25, 2012 @ 6:52 pm

  2. Comment by jill hall:

    Only Amy could create such magic. Fabulous.

    Jill

    March 26, 2012 @ 9:25 am

  3. Comment by onesmallstitch:

    thank you for giving us a tour – the setting is perfect. I arrive in Tokyo 2 days after the show closes – but plan to see “Blue and White”.

    March 26, 2012 @ 1:42 pm

  4. Comment by kathryn johnston:

    The eye of a collector.
    An old soul ( Japanese she must have been in a previous life.)
    Storing and displaying the genius of Japan, for us all to witness.
    We thank you, Amy.

    March 27, 2012 @ 9:35 am

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