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Posts Tagged ‘Museum’

Posted in Blog on January 23, 2015

Firing One Kiln for Mashiko Potters

I finally returned after 2 years after moving out of Japan to Mashiko and met with Hamada Tomoo-san, the grandson of Hamada Shoji, a National Living Treasure who made Mashiko well-known. Hamada Shoji collected many historical items. They made a Reference museum, the Sankokan, ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on September 30, 2014

Mino Exposition 12 Sept – 19 October 2014

The opening of the International Ceramics Festival in Mino Japan with the 10th International Ceramics Competition opened on September the 12th. Unfortunately, I could not be there, but my friend Shizuko-san did go see the exhibition with her husband and send me some pictures. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 14, 2013

Sakura Plate in collection Jakarta Ceramic Museum

      My Kamakura-Red Sakura Plate is acquired into the collection of the Museum Seni Rupa dan Keramik, Visual Art and Ceramic Museum in Jakarta, Indonesia. I am very happy and proud to make this announcement. . Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 5, 2013

Terracotta Warriors-Asian Art Museum

Two weeks ago I went to the exposition of the Terracotta Warriors in the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. General Terracotta Warrior.  The elaborate underground palaces and formidable terracotta army of China’s First Emporor, buried for more than 2,000 years, are perhaps the ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 5, 2012

Kamakura-Red accepted in JCCB#2

  Three of my Kamakura-Red Artworks are accepted in the Second Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale. My work can be seen in the Museum Seni Rupa dan Keramik in Jakarta. This the Kamakura-Red “Flowing River” Plate http://jakartacontemporaryceramic.wordpress.com/ ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 30, 2012

Super trees in Singapore’s ‘Gardens by ...

On my way to Japan I am visiting Singapore and Jakarta. In Singapore I did go to “The Gardens by the Bay”. This is a forest made of concrete and steel like an urban jungle. Eighteen man-made trees can create their own energy and try to recreate green. The trees have ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on September 2, 2012

Back at Kusakabe-san place

It has been quite a while I saw Kusakabe-san.   Kusakabe-san fixing one of his tools.   We planned to do a workshop together, but then the disasters hit and he travelled around the world doing workshops and building kilns for more than a year. And he continues to spre ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 28, 2012

My Sunday at the De Young Museum in San Francisco

2 Weeks ago I went to San Francisco to see 2 expositions at the De Young Museum. The first one was about Stephen De Staebler             (1933 – 2011): “Matter + Spirit”, who created for more than 50 years figurative sculpture from clay. Drawing inspirat ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on March 29, 2012

The Kamakura-Red Sakura Exhibition

Today, my Kamakura-Red “Sakura” exhibition opened. It was a good day. Some people came in to browse, others to talk and some other ones who bought some work. They are always amazed by this red color. And some think it is the Kamakura Bori wood art. And then of course ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on December 14, 2011

Mashiko Exhibition in the Netherlands 2

Last week I was in Holland. It was wonderful to be with my family especially after such a long time. On Friday December the 9th I went to the Opening reception of the Japanese Exhibition of 15 Mashiko potters at the Tiendschuur Museum in the city Tegelen. It was organized to hel ... Continue Reading

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