Japanese Quilt Artists Who Have Influenced the World

Japanese Quilt Artists Who Have Influenced the World

April 6 – July 10, 2018

This exclusive exhibit features quilts from 17 respected and admired Japanese quilters including Shizuko Kuroha, Keiko Goke, Reiko Washizawa, Suzuko Koseki, Yoshiko Katagiri, and others. Quilts were introduced from the U.S. to Japan around 1980, creating a boom which spread all over Japan, and now their work influences quilters around the world. This exhibition features some of the best Japanese quilts that express Japanese aesthetic senses through design, coloring, and workmanship. The exhibit curator is Naomi Ichikawa, Chief Editor of YOMIURI QUILT TIME magazine.

Quilt: Masoho by Yoshiko Katagiri

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