カテゴリ:ceramic



10日 9月 2018
I visited kyoto. Kyoto is a old capital city in Japan. Ceramics fired in kyoto is known as kyo-yaki (kyoto ware). kyoto ware has history and taradition. I went "Chawan zaka" street near Kiyomizu temple(Famous temple in kyoto). "Chawan zaka" is the street having several kyoto style ceramic and pottery shops . In "Chawan zaka" Kouson kiln's ceramics-kyoto style ceramic (kiyomizu-ware) ware very beautiful and excellent. Kouson kiln has been opened their shop and kiln in "Chawan zaka"
18日 8月 2018
I went to visit Eki noriko's porcelains exhibition in Keio Department Store, Shinjuku, TOKYO I bought Eki noriko's porcelains. Eki noriko lives Mashiko-machi Haga-gun, Tochigi, Japan. The pottery's that I bought coler is like beautiful sea's blue. Keio Department Store, Shinjuku, TOKYO(6th floor) is good to meet with Japanese famous pottery shops-大倉陶園(Okura Touen)・源右衛門(Gen-emon porcelain)・ノリタケ(Noritake)・深川製磁. I recomend if you want to go to Japanese famous pottery shops in Tokyo at
13日 1月 2017
I went the exhibition-Ceramics Japan :Tracing Japanese Modern through Ceramics at The Shoto Museum of art in Tokyo yesterday. “Japanese pottery entered Western society at the height of Japonisme - the influence of Japanese art, fashion and aesthetics on Western culture – and is renowned throughout the world for its quality and design. Advances in pottery workshops and other pottery innovations raised Japanese pottery’s popularity at the World Expo” -Quotation from The Shoto Museum...
24日 10月 2016
I went an exibition- Treasures of Asian and Japanese Ceramics* in Idemitsu Museum** of arts. Please see the picture. At this picture, the left side is Asian(China and Korea) Ceramics and right side is Japanese ones. I felt both Asian(China and Korea) and Japanese ceramics are very and beautiful. Many of China and Korea ceramics are very elegant. But I felt some tendency for Japanese works. It is beautiful that many of Japanese Ceramics and potterys have white space or blank space. (see) Also...
11日 5月 2016
I went Mashiko for Mashiko special pottery market. Big pottery festival held in Mashiko from 29th March to 8th May in 2016. It was big pottery festival in Mashiko. About 500 tent shops are there.
21日 2月 2016
I went at Tableware festival at Tokyo Dome (2016.1.31-2.8,)*. Noritake Co., Ltd. has special exhibition . Noritake was established 1904. Noritake makes beautiful, white, refined western ceramic tableware in Japan. Old Noritake has been popular in Europe. Especially pictures of Japonism in art nouveau of Noritake has been popular. Even current Noritake collection has Old Japanese pattern and style. *Tableware festival has been hold every year since 1998. It is big pottery festival in Tokyo....
07日 9月 2015
I have been to the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo the Crafts Gallery. Mutsuo Yanagihara 's work was very original. Mutsuo Yanagihara is famous potter in modern japan. He is Professor Emeritus Osaka University of Art. He uses silver or gold for his pottery. It is influenced by traditional japanese painting¬ that use silver or gold -rinpa. Also he love oribe pottery. He father is doctor. So he can make pottery freely than the man who is his father is potter. He learn potter at art...
03日 8月 2015
The most distinguishing characteristic of this style of overglaze enamel porcelain is its vivid and deep colors. And The drawing(especially old kutani) is also fascinating. TOKYO STATION GALLERY The Genealogy and Development of Kutani Ware August 1st , 2015 - September 6th , 2015
16日 7月 2015
I visited Lucie Rie A Retrospective in chiba city museum yesterday. At Lucie Rie A Retrospective, In her later days interview Lucie Rie said she did not has "biscuit firing". She just dried her pottery, glazed and dried, then fired. So the glaze and clay has less fit. The glaze become thick and glassy. Also old Imari ware did not has "biscuit fireing". So the glaze and clay has less fit. The glaze become thick and glassy. Lucie Rie is sometime said oriental. I like her work very much. Lucie Rie...
08日 7月 2015
This pigeon is popular motif of genemon kilin. The animal and sea fish is important motif in Arita now as same as old imari. 鳩は、有田焼の源右衛門窯で人気の模様です。古伊万里でも現在の有田焼でも鳥や動物、魚は重要なモチーフです。 Also the bird or flower was also main motif at china in the medieval period. Especially pigeon was popular motif at china....

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