4/27-5/6, 7/13-11/10, 2024 (Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays)
Photo Nakamura Osamu

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About the artwork

Pots were made of Shigaraki clay and in a wood-fired kiln. Some were split at the top, others were gouged, and still others. . . . Artist Kiyotsugu Sawa first formed the shape of the pots on a potter’s wheel, using coarse clay mixed with feldspar, silica, etc., that he had dug up. Then he intentionally split, tore and wrenched the top of the pots, and sometimes smashed them with a stick in the firing stage. His works radiate a primitive energy that comes from the clay itself and the clay-made pottery.

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Artwork no. T121
Production year 2006
Opening hours [4/27-5/6]11:00-15:00 *Only Lunch
Admission Ubusuna House Entrance Fee Adults: ¥400, Children 6-15 years old: ¥200
(Depending on the period, passports for viewing artworks and common tickets may be sold.)
Closed Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays/ Winter season
Area Tokamachi
Village Gannyu
Open dates 4/27-5/6, 7/13-11/10, 2024 (Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays)
Venue Ubusuna House (3110 Higashishimogumi, Tokamachi-city, NIigata)
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