Thursday, February 27, 2014

Shōji Hamada - Carly Steuck

Shōji Hamada is a Japanese potter and was a significant influence to studio potter in the twentieth century.  His work is apart of the folk-art movement.  He studied ceramics at Tokyo Institute of Technology.  I love his take on Japanese pottery and how his work can look delicate but, yet distinct and heave with his choice of shapes and glass.  Here are a couple examples of his work.

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