The idea of Japanese beauty compared to Western art.
In May 2015, ceramic artist, Akihiro Nikaido held an exhibition in New York, giving an opportunity for people outside of Japan to feel the beauty of ceramic art, through the art of the tea ceremony, part of Japan's most well-known traditional culture.
In May 2016, he, along with fellow artists will get together and hold similar events again. This year, unlike the sole exhibition in 2015, several events will be held in various places in NY with other Japanese traditional artists.
The city of NY is likened to a tea house, Each artist’s creativeness will appear in workshops and exhibits around the city. In the end, we will all gather and hold a tea ceremony, As the title “Wabi and Now, Ring” suggests.