Notice of solo exhibition “10 years”

Notice of solo exhibition “10 years”   It’s been a long time since I last updated this. The long rainy season is finally over, and the hot days continue this week. I wear a mask when I leave the house every day, but I feel like I am going to get heatstroke as the temperature inside the mask rises with the hot weather.   Everyone, please be even more careful with your health this summer than usual. Now, despite the current situation, this is an announcement for a solo exhibition. I have been given the opportunity to hold a solo exhibition this October. Actually, this year marks 10 years since…

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My art and Magritte

Contemporary ceramic artist| BLOG 2018年12月17日 My art and Magritte I first became interested in art when I was in the 3rd grade of elementary school. By chance I happened to come across Magritte’s work in one of my lessons. Due to the influence of my art teacher mother, I was occasionally seeing foreign paintings such as Impressionism and also Japanese exhibitions in Tokyo galleries,but I did not have much interest in paintings until then. One time, we had a drawing lesson at school called “Let’s collaborate with masterpieces”. I was looking for a picture to use as a motif in a book of famous paintings at the school library. Then…

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2018年12月17日 Contemporary ceramic artist| BLOG 34 The other day, I turned 34. Half of my life may already be over, and I have reached an age where I cannot be complimented on my youth. Also recently I have been thinking I do not have much time left. I’m sure there are people who will say, “Hey, it’s too early to be thinking that”, but since having a child I no longer have enough time for work or myself. On the other hand, household chores have multiplied. I do not have time for making my ceramic works and myself more than purely imagining. From now on I probably will have no…

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Introducing “For 8 years”

2018年7月29日 Contemporary ceramic artist| BLOG Introducing my graduation project “For 8 years” This time I think I would like to introduce my ceramic work called “For 8 years”. This was the first ceramics piece I made that was not a vessel, and it was my graduation project for TokyoUniversity of the Arts. For 8 years stoneware 1240℃ OF, 2009 W1750×H1100×D3400(mm) Production concept “Why have you made a ceramic bicycle…and why is it so big?” There are many reasons for that. As I wrote in my last blog, I thought that I wanted to make a “mysterious and interesting work”. I wanted to make a ceramic work that had a concept…

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