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Crossing the Boundary between Fine Art and Ceramics

 There is no denying that the word “ceramics” has an old-fashioned sound to it.

 If you are Japanese, you will inevitably be reminded of the ancient Japanese culture of flower arrangement and tea ceremony, and even if you are from another country, you will be sure to associate it with some traditional culture. This is because pottery is the most ancient technology of mankind, and if it is primitive, it can be completed with only clay and fire.

 However, contemporary ceramic artists, like other media, are constantly trying to update their work. In Japan, the works of artists such as Katsuyo Aoki, Takuro Kuwata, and Keigo Kamide are not only high quality, but also pleasing to the eye.

 In Japan, there is a wide variety of clay and firing methods, and all kinds of ceramic art forms exist, but there are also a large number of fans of ceramic art, so the market for ceramic art is almost equal to that for contemporary art. In this article, I would like to introduce three artists from Japan who are breathing new life into the world of ceramics.

Saeka Komatsu

lost self
confidence42 x 37 cm
all the best to you
all13 x 29 cm
osmose me
02100 x 100 cm

For more information about the artists, click here.

Fukiko Yoshida

Flower and Youth II
33 x 27.5 cm

William5.6 x 3.8 cm

Ryan5.3 x 3.4 cm

For more information about the artist, click here.

Saori Osada

Shinyoju
24.5 x 7.5 cm
snowy river
35 x 20 cm
Makenki Sekurabe
40 x 24 cm

For more information about the artist, click here

Shinzo Okuokahttps://www.tricera.net/
Born in 1992 in Tokyo, Japan. After studying Indian philosophy at university, he worked at a publishing company as a deputy editor of an art magazine and a shrine magazine, where he was involved in planning and editing magazines and books. 2019 he joined TRiCERA, a start-up company, where he was in charge of developing Japan's first cross-border e-commerce site specializing in contemporary art, managing artists, and launching the company's own on-demand media. He is also in charge of developing Japan's first cross-border e-commerce site specializing in contemporary art, managing artists, and launching the company's own owned media. He is a fast writer, and when he was working for a magazine, he was able to write 150 pages in a month by himself.

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