Sadako Ohki

  • Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art
  • Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art

Sadako Ohki, the Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art, received her master’s and doctoral degrees in History of Art from the University of Michigan. Her doctoral thesis was on Ike Taiga’s calligraphy, reflecting a lifelong interest in calligraphy and ink art. In 2007 she published an essay titled “Collage of Painting, Calligraphy, and Poetry: A Study of Taiga’s Ink Bamboo with Kanshi Verse” in an exhibition catalogue for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Her exhibition Tea Culture of Japan: “Chanoyu” Past and Present, on view in the spring of 2009 and accompanied by a catalogue, highlighted the importance of Japanese tea culture and examined the ways in which it has evolved over the centuries.

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