Munemi Yorigami “Re-Creations”

LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2

poster for Munemi Yorigami “Re-Creations”

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“Re-Creations” refers to Munemi Yorigami’s unique ceramic style, which involves a sort of scrap-and-build process—create, destroy, kiln-fire, join and re-create. He began to develop this style in 1983 while engaging in a project in which formed clay broke apart right before it was placed in the kiln. Intrigued by the broken pieces, he decided to make a new work based on them. He baked each of the pieces of this new work separately before joining them together, resulting in a breathtakingly beautiful artwork. This exhibition will introduce his new works composed of ceramic and wood materials in combination, in addition to a collection from the “Re-Creation” series.

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from January 18, 2019 to March 21, 2019
Closed on February 24.

Artist(s)

Munemi Yorigami

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