TAASA VICTORIA – TAASA Review March 2021


This article was originally found in the March 2021 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 30, Issue 1, Page 29).

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Zoom lecture, Tuesday, 20 April 2021, 5-6pm Sodeisha Daniel McOwan Daniel will be exploring this Japanese avant garde ceramics movement in Kyoto, one of the first clear expressions of modernism in Japanese ceramics.

It was founded in 1948 by Yagi Kazuo with the support of Suzuki Osamu, Kumakura Junkichi and Yamada Hiker and disbanded in 1998.

As a youthful reaction to both the Mingei movement and the Momoyama Revival tradition that held sway in post war Kyoto, they created sculptural ceramics of great originality...