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Nature, Tradition and Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Gordon Brodfuehrer Collection

Japanese ceramic vase on the left. Photograph of snow on a rock in water.
Left: Satoro Hoshino, First Snow of Spring Vase, 2009, hand-formed glazed stoneware. Collection of Gordon Brodfuehrer. Photo courtesy of Tim Siegert.
Right: Taijiro Ito, Untitled (Snow), 2008. Digital file. Photo courtesy of Taijiro Ito.

Event Details

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This exhibition features more than forty contemporary Japanese ceramic artists who draw inspiration from ancient Japanese ceramic traditions and the natural world that has always influenced those forms. Select pieces are paired with Japanese photographer Tajiro Ito’s spectacular photographs of Japan’s natural landscape.

Additional details can be found in the Exhibition Guide and the News Release.

Exhibition reception and presentation: August 30, 5:00 - 7:00 (video presentation at 5:45).

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Nature, Tradition & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Gordon Brodfuehrer Collection was developed by Mingei International Museum, San Diego. Tour organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, DC.

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Friday, Jul. 27, 2018 – Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 All-Day South Dakota Art Museum
Exhibition Guide