Takahiro KONDŌ Ceramic Artist Throughout his career, Takahiro KONDŌ has striven to determine his own independent artistic identity through extensive experimentation. Born in Kyoto into a family celebrated for its traditional sometsuke (cobalt blue-and-white porcelain), he first began working … Continue reading →
Monday, July 4 & Tuesday, July 5 The first Monday and Tuesday in July marked the first time we have hosted a public event in our new Event Hall since relocating. For our inaugural events, we were pleased to present … Continue reading →
May 24 – August 18, 2016 The Japan Foundation, Toronto YAKISHIME—Earth Metamorphosis focuses on the yakishime ceramic technique in which unglazed wares are fired at extremely high temperatures of 1,200-1,300˚C. While one of the most basic or primitive means of … Continue reading →
Lecture slides for Prof. Nicole Rousmaniere’s Nov. 24 talk, “Collecting Japanese Ceramics for the British Museum,” are now available online.
co-presented by The Japan Foundation and the Gardiner Museum Speaker: Professor Nicole Rousmaniere (University of East Anglia and Curator, Department of Asia, British Museum) NEW (Dec. 1): Lecture slides available for download This talk will address the history of collecting … Continue reading →