Honma Hideaki Show at Tai Modern Gallery in Santa Fe
This solo exhibition commemorates Honma Hideaki’s 35th year as an artist. Born in 1959, Honma is his generation’s leading sculptor in bamboo art. Honma Hideaki’s uncle, the pioneering bamboo artist Honma Kazuaki, had no children, so he adopted Hideaki (who loved to draw and work with his hands) as his son, student, and heir to the family’s…
Bamboo Artist Seiho KIBE opens at TAI Modern in Santa Fe
The work of Seiho KIBE is currently being shown in his second U.S. solo at Tai Modern Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, until July 13, 2019. Ten years ago, Seiho KIBE had his first solo show in the United States at TAI Gallery in Santa Fe. Now, he is returning to show his new…
Bamboo Artist Jin MORIGAMI opens at TAI Modern in Santa Fe
The work of Jin MORIGAMI is currently being shown in his first U.S. solo at Tai Modern Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico, until September 22nd, 2018. Morigami’s delicate designs are presented as a radical departure from traditional Japanese bamboo basketry. “To materialize your vision in bamboo art, you have to keep working with…
Innovative Bamboo Basket Artist, Yonezawa Jiro-san, returns to Japan.
Almost completely unknown in the west until about 15 years ago, Japanese artists specializing in one-of-a-kind bamboo baskets have since gained a considerable international following. I had long heard about one such artist, Yonezawa Jiro-san, and was finally able to meet him the other day, in the city of Oita. After 17 years living in…