Organized by Asia Society, New York, Japan Society, New York, and International Chado Culture Foundation, Kyoto

Organizing Committee
Masakazu Izumi, Chairman
Seizo Hayashiya, Curatorial Adviser
Junji Ito, Curatorial Adviser
Atsushi Kitagawara, Installation Designer
Yumi Nozoe, Exhibition Coordinator
Ikko Tanaka (1930-2002), Graphic Designer

Web site text provided by Miwako Tezuka and Deanna Lee.

Photography by Tsunehiro Kobayashi, Takashi Hatakeyama, Masaki Miyano, and Benjamin Harris.

Web site design by Jason Carreiro, Loop Design Group.

ITO EN is the lead sponsor of The New Way of Tea.

Additional assistance is provided by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation; the Mary Livingston Griggs and Mary Griggs Burke Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal Agency; and an anonymous donor. Support for the exhibition at Asia Society is provided by The Rockefeller Foundation, John Guth, Mary Ann and Stanley Snider, Sony Electronics, Inc., and the Friends of Asian Arts. Support for the exhibition at Japan Society is provided by Gallery Shiraishi, Gallery Cima, the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Endowment Fund, and the Friends of Japan Society Gallery. Additional support in Japan is provided by Urasenke; Mori Building Co., Ltd.; All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.; Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.; KSA International, Inc.; Shogakukan Publishing Co., Ltd. "Waraku"; The Kitano New York; Millieme, Inc.; Tankosha Publishing Co., Ltd.; Mrs. Yoshiko Morita; Takeo Co., Ltd.; Tokushu Paper MFG. Co., Ltd.; Kyocera Corporation; Bushy Co., Ltd.; Awagami Factory; Kyoto Prefectural Government; and Kyoto Municipal Government. The law firm of Danziger & Danziger is gratefully acknowledged for its assistance and counsel.

Support for the Asia Society's Cultural Programs is provided by The Starr Foundation, Booth Ferris Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Wallace-Reader's Digest Funds, Hazen Polsky Foundation, Ruth and Harold Newman, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Fund, Doris Wiener, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

The New Way of Tea is supported by Urasenke.

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