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Ikenobo, Ohara, Wafu and other ikebana on display

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As I perused Ikebana International, the recent exhibition of Ikebana San Francisco Chapter, I tried to guess the schools belonging the different compositions. I can not say I’ve been very successful, but I have fun looking for patterns between screens.

Tuesday I posted photos of Sogetsu ikebana – below are images Ikenobo, Ohara, Aratame, wafu, Enshu and ikebana Chiko. School characterizations are the Ikebana International, Chapter San Francisco.

Ikenobo school is known as the “Origin of Ikebana” and has a strong tradition in the training of artists. Students learn techniques for various styles, both traditional and modern. Japanese history and philosophical views of nature and plants that live in harmony and reflected in Ikenobo ikebana.

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

Ikenobo

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Ikenobo

Ikenobo

ranging from historical to state of the art innovation interpretations, Ohara school attention in nature and changes of focus station. Harmony of materials containers and the environment in which the screen is placed are considered creation of the work.

Ohara

Ohara – bird of paradise

Ohara

Ohara

Ohara

Ohara – orchid

Ohara

Ohara – Creek

Ohara

Ohara

Ohara

Ohara – magnolia, camellia and ferns

Ohara

Ohara

One of the new schools of ikebana thousands, Aratame school It emphasizes contemporary styles, presentations and modern and attractive design. Students study the basic first ikebana and skill as evolves gradually achieve great freedom of expression in the organization.

Aratame

Aratame

Aratame

Aratame

Aratame

Aratame

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Wafu school emphasizes the natural beauty and abundance of flowers and plants used in its natural state. The school offers several levels of study, from beginner through the master. Arrangers strive for harmony between their work and the environment in which the ikebana is valued.

Wafu

Wafu – orchid and crabapple

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Wafu

Wafu

Wafu

Wafu

Wafu

Wafu

Wafu

Wafu

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Enshu school is a former school in the Imperial Court of Japan in late 1400. arrangements have elegant curved lines. These require students to have extensive training in difficult technique. The containers used are also works of art, often made of bronze vessels.

Enshu

Enshu

Enshu

Enshu

Enshu

Enshu

Chiko the school is famous for flowers arranged screens with decorative ornaments and figures. This results in arrangements that often resemble paintings. Bases of various materials such as mirrors used and pebbles and sand drawings depicting water are also featured.

Chiko

Chiko

In a separate room, visitors could find a large sales area and live demonstrations of the technique. Here are some of the vases for sale.

Sales area

Tan vases

Sales area

green vases and white

Sales area

green vases and white

Sales area

vases blue and red vases

Sales area

baskets

Sales area

vases brown and blue

Sales area

assorted vases

Sales area

green and red vases

This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com


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