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KANSAI

“Curator’s Eye: Curators × Collection”

The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo

by Tomohiro Osaki

Staff Writer

The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo, which opened in 2005, has collected roughly 1,500 ceramic works that run the gamut from domestic to foreign and ancient to modern.

Kenkichi Tomimoto and Bernard Howell Leach are just a couple of the well-known artists whose works are part of the museum’s collection. This exhibition brings together eclectic pieces through the personal choices of eight curators. Breaking with convention, works will be displayed together without being categorized by era or origins; June 9-Aug. 26.

The Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo; (079) 597-3961; 4 Kamitachikui, Konda-cho, Shinoyama, Hyogo; Aino Station, JR Fukuchiyama Line. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. ¥600. Closed Mon. www.mcart.jp/index.html.