Hiroshi Teshigahara Chronology [1927 - 2001]
1927 Born in Tokyo as son of Sofu Teshigahara, founder and Iemoto (grand master) of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana (flower arrangement).
1950 Graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (majored oil painting).
1962 Directed his first dramatic film, "The Pitfall" (Otoshi Ana), awarded the NHK New Director's Award.
1964 "The Woman in the Dunes" awarded the Special Judge's Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.
1973 Opened Sogetsu Ceramic Kiln in Miyazaki Mura, Fukui Prefecture (central Japan).
1980 Became the third generation Iemoto (grand master) of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana.

Two-man show: "Isamu Noguchi and Hiroshi Teshigahara" at Sogetsu Kaikan (Tokyo).
1981 One-man sculptural show: "Sculpture en argile a Echizen" at the Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris.
1983 Designed the garden for the Domon Ken Photography Museum, Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture (northern Japan).
1986 Participated in "Tokyo: Form and Sprit" held by Walker Art Center at Dayton Hudson Department Store, Minneapolis, USA by designing a Japanese style garden.
1987 One-man art exhibition at Sogetsu Plaza and Takashimaya Department Store, Nihonbashi, Tokyo.
1989 Participated in "Magiciens de la terre" (Magicians of the Earth) at Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.

"Rikyu" won the Best Artistic Contribution Award at the Montreal International Film Festival.

One-man art exhibition at National Museum of Contempary Art, Korea.
1990 One-man art exhibition at 65 Thompson Street Gallery, New York.
1991 Designed Ayatori Bridge (Kakusenkyo, Yamanaka Onsen, Ishikawa Prefecture), an artistic bridge to promote tourism.
1992 Directed "Gohime" and awarded Order of Purple Cordon for his artistic contributions.

Directed Puccini's opera "Turandot" and also provided it's mise en scene (Maurice Ravel Hall, Lyon, France).

Produced a sado (tea ceremony) event "Contemporary Architects' Tea Rooms - Design: Tadao Ando, Arata Isozaki and Kiyonori Kikutake - Garden Design: Hiroshi Teshigahara" (Numazu Goyotei Memorial Park, Numazu City).
1993 Produced a major sado event for Japan Cultural Festival in Paris. Design: Tadao Ando, Jae Eun Choi, Ettore Sottass and Charlotte Perriand - Garden Design: Hiroshi Teshigahara (UNESCO Headquarters Piazza, Paris).

One-man exhibition at Metropolitan Plaza (Ikebukuro, Tokyo).

One-man exhibition: "Hiroshi Teshigahara - Blowing with the Wind" at Benesse House (Naoshima Island, Kagawa Prefecture).
1994 One-man exhibition (Metropolitan Plaza, Ikebukuro, Tokyo).

Directed and provided mise en scene for a nouvelle Noh play "Susano" at Avignon Festival (Bourbon Quarry, France).

One-man exhibition: "Hiroshi Teshigahara - Afloat above the Clouds" (Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame, Kagawa Prefecture).
1995 Two-man exhibition: "La Chaosmoss - Toshimitsu Imai + Hiroshi Teshigahara" (Sogetsu Plaza).

One-man exhibition: "Hiroshi Teshigahara - BAMBU" at Milano, Italy (Palazzo Reale).
1996 One-man exhibition: "Hiroshi Teshigahara - Entering Art Nature" at Kennedy Center, Washington D.C.

Directed and provided mise en scene for opera "Turandot" in Geneva, Switzerland.

Awarded the France National Chevalier Title.

Directed and supervised a tribute stage "Hana Butai" for the late Toru Takemitsu at Itsukushima Shrine (Hiroshima Prefecture).
1997 Created a bamboo installaton "Uneru Takesora" at Omiya Sonic city, Saitama Prefecture.

Two-man show with his father's work: "Sofu and Hiroshi Teshigahara" (Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka).

One-man exhibition: "Maitake" (Hiroshima Municipal Museum of Contemporary Arts).

Awarded the Japanese National Order of the Sacred Treasure.
1998 Supervised Salvatore Ferragamo's Shoes Exhibit at Sogetsu Kaikan, Tokyo.
1999 Displayed a bamboo installation at the 1st Floor of Kyoto Takashimaya Department Store.

Provided mise en scene for Chandralekha Dance Company's "Sloka" (Lake Biwa Hall, Shiga Prefecture).

Directed and provided art for the original play "Susano Iden" at Kumano Taisha Shrine held as a part of "Nanki Kumano Expo" (Wakayama Prefecture).

One-man exhibition: "Hiroshi Teshigahara - Pottery and Calligraphy" (Asahi Gallery, Kofu, Yamanashi Prefecture)
2000 Created a tea room "Shunan (Hermitage of Moments)" at Sogetsu Plaza.

Created a bamboo installation "Abare Ryu (Struggling Dragon)" at Makuhari Messe Mall (Chiba Prefecture).

Provided a bamboo mise en scene and tea room "Shunan (Hermitage of Moments)" at Numazu Goyotei Memorial Park.

Created a bamboo installation for The 82th "Sogetsu Ikebana Exhibit" - Sofu Teshigahara Centenary Tribute at the entrance halls of Nihonbashi and Shinjyuku Takashimaya Department Stores. Also, supervised the reproduction display of Sofu's major works.
2001 March - Produced the exhibit "Hanakuguri" (The Flower Tunnels) in Osaka.

April - Deceased.

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