Vol.5 (2017)


Contents

Translations
Ikebana: a History Volume 1: Antiquity Through The Early Modern Period KOBAYASHI Yoshiho  Philip FLAVIN


Articles

Yugen and Hana in the arts of the late Medieval Period: The Aesthetics of Nijō Yoshimoto and Zeami SHIGETA Michi
The Spread of Ikebana: the Musō shinko-ryū and the Ginaku jishō-ji temple and the Tōkō-ji temple in Ibigawa-chō, Gifu Prefecture KOBAYASHI Yoshiho
Natural Form and Ikebana: Natural form and the Plastic Arts in Ikebana Schools ŌYA Keiko


Primary Sources
Reprint: The Rikka Taizen from the Holdings of the Amemori Clan in Bichū Matsuyama Domain WATANUKI Toyoaki Reprint: Kadensho held in the Gunma University Library’s Nitta Collection KOISO Mariko


Essays
Ikebana in Contemporary Performance Art                    Marc LANCET

 Friendship through Flowers                                YAZAKI Reihō

 Environmental Arts and Ikebana                          SHIMBO Shōsō

 Ikebana and Tourism                               MARUMOTO Kazuyo

Finding Balance for the Body and the Mind: A Beginner’s Perspective   Kim VERLIN

Japanese Honey Bees and Their Plant Sources                IMAHORI Yōko

The World Seen through Flowers                          SAITŌ Chisato

 A New Awareness of Ikebana                                  IHARA Yuka

 The Flowers of Japan and Egypt                     TAKEUCHI Junnosuke 


Reports of regular meetings  


Editorial