Open on weekends & holidays from 2023/4/29-11/5
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 11:00-15:00
Admission " Adult: ¥500, U15: ¥250
(Depending on the period, passports for viewing artworks and common tickets may be sold.)"
Closed Weekday (Closed in winter)
Area Tokamachi
Village Gannyu
Open dates Open on weekends & holidays from 2023/4/29-11/5
Venue Ubusuna House (3110 Higashishimogumi, Tokamachi-city, NIigata)
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