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 28 days

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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