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    DescriptionYasuhisa Kohyama's masterly ceramics are inspired by the ancient Jomon and Yayoi ceramics of Japan. Using the distinctive Shigaraki clay and a wood-firing anagama kiln, he has created modern ceramic vessels and sculpture, which are vigorous and new, but timeless in their beauty. Kohyama cuts large blocks of solid clay into asymmetrical forms with a distinctive, rough surface. The clay, with its nuggets of feldspar, creates a tactile quality not often seen in contemporary work. No glazes are used, but the wood ash and the placement in the kiln produce an extraordinary array of colours and shading on the surface. Kohyama's works are owned by leading museums worldwide, including the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg; the Musee National de Ceramique, Sevres; the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


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    Title
    Yasuhisa Kohyama
    Subtitle
    The Art of Ceramics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Susan Jefferies
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 104
    Width: 204 mm
    Height: 284 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783897903623
    ISBN 10: 3897903628
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AGB
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15840
    LC classification: NK
    B&T General Subject: 120
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 46
    Abridged Dewey: 738
    BIC subject category V2: ACXJ, AFPC
    BISAC V2.8: ANT032000
    DC23: 738.092
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AGA, AFP
    Illustrations note
    60 Colour
    Publisher
    Arnoldsche
    Imprint name
    Arnoldsche
    Publication date
    16 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Stuttgart