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Posts Tagged ‘KamakuraBori’

Posted in Blog on December 24, 2012

Kamakura Exhibition in February 2013

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Posted in Blog on March 29, 2011

Publication of “KAMAKURA-RED” booklet

My second booklet: “Kamakura-Red”, Ceramic Adventures in Japan II, a brief autobiography got printed this month. I am very proud of this publication. A lot of work in research, in authorization of pictures, in writing and editing in Microsoft brought a wonderful resu ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on September 2, 2010

Some new Kamakura-Red Ware

I am preparing for a month long trip. First, I will go to the US and help our oldest with his upcoming Music and Technology Conference in San Diego: SDMTC. Please, check out his website and see if you can make it down there. After that, we all go to Holland for the Masters gradu ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 9, 2010

Goldsmith family exhibition in Holland

On April the 3rd in The Netherlands, I attended and participated in the exposition of “Rudie Arens” (a brother of my mother): “A family of artists and goldsmiths”. The exposition is open until June the 6th, 2010. My uncle is 91 years old, still working (f ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 27, 2010

Kamakura-Red Ware inspired by Kamakura Bori

Before I left for the USA on March the 2nd, I just had finished my new Kamakura-Red Ware inspired by Kamakura Bori (woodcarving). I took pictures and was able to finish my second booklet of Ceramics Adventures in Japan II “Kamakura-Red” and got it all printed. But onl ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on February 12, 2010

On Japanese Television

Tonight, I was on Japanese television at 5.55pm for 5 minutes at Channel 5, TV Kanagawa! Well, it was a little bit later and I was very excited and nervous. Two days before Ishihara-san came to my house and filmed for about 2 hours. He had a very good eye to put things together ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on February 2, 2010

Rediscovery of my heritage: my grandfather Rudolph ...

I celebrated Christmas 2009 and the New Years in the Netherlands with some of my family. While there I visited an aunt, sister of my Mom, I had never met before. Family quarrels happen in a lot of families and we are one of them. I have no idea what all happened. My grandfather ( ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 8, 2009

Marguerite Kamakura Bori Tray

This Kamakura Bori tray I found in an antique shop here in Kamakura. It has a beautiful Marguerite flower design on it and the texture around the flower brings everything in balance and harmony. This texture is typical for Kamakura Bori ware. You clearly see the black lacquer la ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 7, 2009

Shariden, the oldest building of the Engakuji

In the beginning of November I went to the “Shariden”, which is the centerpiece and the oldest building in the whole Engakuji complex and the only building in Kamakura that is designated as a National Treasure. The original one, which no longer exists, was built in 1 ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 5, 2009

Article in ASAHI Newspaper

There was another article about me in the monthly ASAHI Kamakura newspaper on December 1, 2009. It talks about my red shiny Kamakura Red! They explain who I am, that I come from Holland and that I burn Horsehair on my pots, that I won several awards for the horsehair technique e ... Continue Reading

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