Tamba Folk Crafts – Ceramics and Textiles

The Japan Folk Crafts Museum Osaka

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Displaying Tamba ceramics and Tamba textiles from Hyogo Prefecture’s Tamba region. Soetsu Yanagi (1889-1961), founder of the Mingei (Folk Crafts) movement, spent his late years as a passionate collector Tamba ware, a form of pottery created at one of Japan’s six great kilns. Tamba textiles, meanwhile, are known for their unique style of hand-woven cotton dyed with plant materials. This exhibition of Tamba ceramics and Tamba textiles also features 90 works of pottery created by the ceramicist Kazutaka Ikuta (1927-1982) in Tachikui, Tamba; Tamba ware from the Museum of Ceramic Art, Hyogo; and Tamba textiles by Yasuko Adachi (1925-2014), who worked tirelessly to revive the art form.

[Related Event]
Commemorative Lecture “The Folk Craft Movement and Kansai”
Date: Jun. 26 (Sun) 13:30–15:00
Speaker: Haruhiko Fujita (Osaka University)
Admission: 300 yen
Reservations required.
In Japanese. Please see the official website for reservations, details, and information on more related events.

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from 3月 05, 2016 at 10:00 to 7月 18, 2016 at 17:00

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