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Miyashita Zenji, Breeze of a shady nook (Ryokuin no kaze), 2000, Kyoto, coloured clay banded stoneware, overglaze, 53.0 x 54.0 x 21.5 cm, © Miyashita Zenji.

Pure Form: Japanese Sculptural Ceramics

Japanese ceramics created in the aftermath of the Second World War

Photo: Saul Steed.


Japanese culture from the thirteenth century to the nineteenth centuries

China, Plate, with sailing ship, 1700 - 20, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China, porcelain, underglaze blue, 27.2 cm (diam.); Elizabeth and Tom Hunter Fund 1989, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.

A Vast Emporium

Artistic exchange and innovation in a global age

Aki Inomata, Japan, born 1983, Think Evolution #1: Kiku-ishi (Ammonite), 2016-17, Tokyo, HD video, 2 min, sound; Mary Phyllis Henderson Bequest Fund through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2019, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, ©︎AKI INOMATA / Courtesy of MAHO KUBOTA GALLERY.

Aki Inomata

Inter-species collaboration – artistic collaborations with living creatures.