Tag Archive: ceramics

Artist’s Talk by Takahiro Kondo

  Takahiro KONDŌ Ceramic Artist Throughout his career, Takahiro KONDŌ has striven to determine his own independent artistic identity through extensive experimentation. Born in Kyoto into a family celebrated for its traditional sometsuke (cobalt blue-and-white porcelain), he first began working … Continue reading →

2 Talks by Ceramic Artist Julia Nema

Monday, July 4 & Tuesday, July 5 The first Monday and Tuesday in July marked the first time we have hosted a public event in our new Event Hall since relocating. For our inaugural events, we were pleased to present … Continue reading →

Yakishime Ceramic Exhibition

May 24 – August 18, 2016 The Japan Foundation, Toronto YAKISHIME—Earth Metamorphosis focuses on the yakishime ceramic technique in which unglazed wares are fired at extremely high temperatures of 1,200-1,300˚C. While one of the most basic or primitive means of … Continue reading →

Lecture slides now available

Lecture slides for Prof. Nicole Rousmaniere’s Nov. 24 talk, “Collecting Japanese Ceramics for the British Museum,” are now available online.

Lecture: Collecting Japanese Ceramics for the British Museum, 1753-2014

co-presented by The Japan Foundation and the Gardiner Museum Speaker: Professor Nicole Rousmaniere (University of East Anglia and Curator, Department of Asia, British Museum) NEW (Dec. 1): Lecture slides available for download This talk will address the history of collecting … Continue reading →