Kei Tanimoto “Since Ancient Times Ⅱ”

LIXIL Gallery 1 & 2

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[Image: Kei Tanimoto "Since Ancient Times '19 Red Earth" H38.5xW30xD5 cm]

Ends in 27 days
Closed Today (Wednesday)

This exhibition is the latest in Kei Tanimoto’s solo shows presenting his “Since Ancient Times” series of works. The 2015 exhibition newly introduced aspects of two-dimensional art to ceramic objects “Inspired by images of dotaku (ritual bronze bells), unearthed in a decayed state from ancient ruins,” and fired to express fresh interpretations of the three most distinctive features of old Iga ware, which are “hiiro” (“flame color,” a description of the reddish hue of the body), “koge” (scorch marks), and “bidoro” glaze (a type of natural wood ash glaze formed by firing). The present exhibition takes the two-dimensional approach further by adopting the form of flat ceramic panels.



from September 03, 2019 to November 12, 2019


Kei Tanimoto



Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 18:00
Closed on Wednesdays


Address: Tokyo Tatemono Kyobashi Bldg, LIXIL:Ginza 2F, 3-6-18 Kyobashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0031
Phone: 03-5250-6530 Fax: 03-5250-6549

1 minutes walk from Kyobashi Station, 3 minutes walk from Ginza-1-chome or Takaramachi Station, 7 minutes walk from JR Yurakucho Station.

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