The first Iemoto Sofu Teshigahara was introduced as the “Picasso of Flowers” in the TIME magazine.
The exhibition, held at Sogetsu WEST, introduces his artworks and explores the life of Sofu who brought great innovations to ikebana by dedicating his entire life to creative work.
At the exhibition space, visitors can see about 20 works of Sofu Teshigahara’s works, including wood carvings and calligraphy, as well as a reproduction of Sofu Ikebana by Iemoto Akane Teshigahara.
Admission is free for Sogetsu members.
We look forward to seeing you.

TIME magazine issued in 1955 introducing Sofu Teshigahara as the "Picasso of Flowers".
Sofu Teshigahara "YAOYOROZU no KAMIGAMI"

Collection of Sofu's works Watashi no Hana (My Flowers) will be available exclusively at the venue!

Collection of Sofu’s works Watashi no Hana (My Flowers) will be available exclusively at the venue! Sofu’s vintage book will be on sale only during the exhibition. The book, a collection of Sofu’s iconic works, is difficult to find in the bookshops today. Don’t miss this great opportunity.

Event information

Venue
Sogetsu WEST
Fee
300JPY
*Admission will be free for Sogetsu members upon presenting your membership card.
Date
August 11th (Tue.) - August 16th (Sun.), 2020
Time
10:00am - 6:00pm
*Last day will close at 5:00pm.
Address
Hotel Emion Kyoto 1st floor, 20-4 Sujakudounokuchi-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 600-8842
Notes
*As a precautionary measure against COVID-19, please wear a mask at the venue. We may request you to wait at the entrance to avoid the 3Cs (Closed spaces, Crowded places, Close-contact settings). Your kind cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Contact
Sogetsu WEST
E-mail:west@sogetsu.or.jp
Organizer
Sogetsu Foundation
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