Katagiri Atsunobu Biography

Atsunobu Katagiri (b.1973) became the head of the Misasagi Ikebana school at the age of 24. Known for incorporating both traditional and modern approaches to his Ikebana works as well as for combining this Japanese art of flower arrangement with different mediums: Katagiri’s work range from small scale compositions to large ones. Through his ikebana works, he contemplates the concept of “anima” – the primary motif of ikebana – and through the use of flowers, he creates distinct aura in the space.