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EXHIBITION

Contemporary Ceramics: Ryota Aoki & Gentaro Yokoyama
1 March – 7 April 2017

 
Ryota Aoki Gentaro Yokoyama / Gent Ceramics

 

The first Australian exhibition of Japanese ceramicists Ryota Aoki and Gentaro Yokoyama justifies the hype around these two acclaimed kogei-ka (master artisans). Aoki’s glaze developments range from lava-like metallic to soft pastels that spill out of rough vessels and sleek tableware. With a playful edge, Yokoyama’s (Gent Ceramics) work shows a frenzied passion for the medium, with expert thrown and hand built forms, to suggestive slip-casts in a vibrant palette. Both artists are members of Ikeyan (founded by Aoki), a group of emerging Japanese ceramic artists committed to expanding the futures of their medium.

This exhibition was developed in co-operation with Ion Fukuzawa (Mukumono Ceramics) and supported by Ryota Aoki Pottery and Gent Ceramics.
 
Opening Night (Part of Art Month Sydney’s Art at Night)
Date: 1 March 2017 Time: 6:30pm – 8pm
Venue: The Japan Foundation, Sydney Level 4, Central Park 28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008
Admission: Free, no bookings required
 

Exhibition Details:

Dates:
1 March – 7 April 2017  
Venue:
The Japan Foundation, Sydney
Level 4, Central Park
28 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008
Time: Mon-Thurs: 10am-8pm*
Fri: 10am-6pm
Select Sat (11 Mar, 1 Apr): 10am-3pm
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays (20 Mar - Japanese Vernal Equinox Holiday)
Enquiries:
reception@jpf.org.au / 02 8239 0055
 
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