We had the pleasure of hosting our third exhibition with Japanese potter and Tea Master Masanobu Ando, entitled Momogusa, the name of the gallery he founded with his wife Akiko Ando. The exhibition itself explores the work of both Masanobu Ando through his pottery, and also the textile work of Akiko Ando along with specially commissioned craft work and stationary designed by Masanobu Ando and sold exclusively through Momogusa.
“Mjolk presents works from the world-famous Gallerie Momogusa. Selected and curated by owners Masanobu Ando and Akiko Ando, the gallery showcases everyday objects that are both utilitarian and yet extraordinarily thoughtfully crafted. The exhibition will include Momogusa original products and publications alongside the ceramics of Masanobu Ando and the clothing of Akiko Ando.”
A soft white wall vase inspired by England.
Two amazing Chawan (Tea bowls) the one on the left is made with a silver glaze, and the one on the right is made with real gold powder.
The full set-up for the Chinese tea ceremony. During the last exhibition Mr. Ando perfomed the Japanese tea ceremony, and this time he wanted to share something different.
Textiles by Akiko Ando
A chabako, Tea ceremony set
Thank you to everyone who came out to the opening party!
Frank dressed in one of Akiko Ando’s sarongs, selected specially for him. Elodie rocking the princess vibes.
Getting a lesson in how to wear a sarong.
Mr. Ando performing a Chinese tea ceremony.
As always, we had a very engaged and enthusiastic crowd.