Sogetsu Hawaii celebrates golden anniversaryUPDATED 8:05 PM HST May 24, 2014Video Transcript
Simply Sogetsu. The Ikebana school is celebrating it's Golden Anniversary with a floral display now at Linekona, now called the Honolulu Museum of Art School. Not your Obasan's ikebana, this. The 3 dozen displays of Sogetsu Hawaii use organic materials often found in your green waste bin. While many are tabletop beauties, Sogetsu artists have no problem bending and blending their greenery...and brownery from floor to ceiling, to one end of the room to the other. "SOGETSU OF ALL THE SCHOOLS IS THE MOST AVANT GARDE, CONTEMPORARY AND AS COMPARED TO OTHER SCHOOLS WE ARRANGE IN SMALL VASES AND LARGER INSTALLATIONS AS SEEN IN THIS ROOM. IN EVERY ARRANGEMENTS WE HAVE BASICS: LINE,MASS, COLOR, SPACE AND SHAPE. 50 years of flowers runs now COLOR, SPACE AND SHAPE. 50 years of flowers runs now through Sunday at the Honolulu Museum of Art School.