Art / Openings In Tokyo


'Kutani Choemon & Kamide Keigo: Kutani Connexion'

8/ 02/ CUBE 1, 2, 3

by Kaori Kubo

Staff Writer

March 2-13

Loved for its vibrant colors — glazes of red, blue, yellow, purple and green — Kutani porcelain has a history of more than 350 years.

This exhibition highlights the work of Keigo Kamide, a sixth-generation ceramicist of Kutani Choemon, a kiln that has been producing Kutani ware for over 130 years. Kamide approaches the craft through the lens of new, contemporary design, while respecting long-established traditional motifs and craftsmanship. On display are both his personal and retail experimental pottery designs, as well as a number of the kiln’s classic masterpieces.

8/ 02/ Cube 1, 2, 3; Shibuya Hikarie 8F, 2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Shibuya Stn. Daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. 03-6418-4718;

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