The Cosmos In A Tea Bowl – Transmitting a Secret Art Across Generations of the Raku Family

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

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Displaying works of Raku ware ceramics by a family of artists practicing for 15 generations. This exhibition focuses on the modernity to be observed in these pieces created through practices passed down in secret since the time of Chojiro, the first Raku ware artist who began the craft some 450 years ago.

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from 3月 14, 2017 to 5月 21, 2017

Artist(s)

Raku Kichizaemon XV et al.

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The Cosmos In A Tea Bowl – Transmitting a Secret Art Across Generations of the Raku Family

Five centuries of understated tea bowls get to the heart of the wabi-sabi aesthetic.

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