Archaic Avant-Garde: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection

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Date & Time: Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, October 27, 2018 - October 27, 2019

Suggested Audiences: Elementary, Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders
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Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Cost: Free with Museum admission
Description: While modern and contemporary artists are known to have looked outside their immediate cultural realm to expand their sources for modern inspiration, many of them at the same time were also looking at their own culture's ancient techniques and forms. Archaic Avant-Garde focuses on contemporary Japan's leading ceramicists who have explored and experimented with ancient Japanese pottery techniques and forms to invigorate their own modern creations. This case rotation features works from such renowned late twentieth-century potters as Kamoda Shoji, Mori Togaku, and Mihara Ken, to emerging stars such as Isezaki Koichiro.


Image: Togaku Mori, Jar: Untitled, about 1990, unglazed stoneware, Collection of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz. Photo Credit: © The Horvitz Collection
More Information: Website: https://www.worcesterart.org/exhibitions/archaic-avant-garde...
E-mail: information@worcesterart.org
Entered by: Worcester Art Museum

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