Tadayasu Sasayama “Retrospective / Contemporary & Primitive, Ceramic Art”

The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga

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This exhibition traces the artist path of contemporary ceramicist Tadayasu Sasayama, displaying works of his that have influenced the contemporary ceramics world and local Shigaraki ware. Shigaraki ware, a mainstay of Japanese ceramics, originated in Shiga Prefecture. The exhibition also introduces other postwar contemporary artists with works from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Some 100 examples of Sasayama’s contemporary ceramics from the 1960s through recent works are on display.

[Related Events]
Yukihiko Tajima and Tadayasu Sasayama Painting Performance
Date: May 18 (Sun)
Free

Children’s Event “Let’s Play With 10 Tons of Clay!”
Date: Jun. 1 (Sun) 10:00–15:00
Instructor: Tadayasu Sasayama
Participants: 50 (Pre-school and Elementary School Children)
Free
Please see the official website for details, reservations, and information on more related events.

[Image: Tadayasu Sasayama “Pink Wave” (1975)]

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from April 26, 2014 at 9:30 to June 29, 2014 at 17:00
Open on May 5 (Mon, public holiday), closed on May 7 (Wed).

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