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日本 藤笠砂都子 (1980年生)「フロー」(2011年)
Flow

Artist:
Fujikasa Satoko (Japanese, born 1980)
Period:
Heisei period (1989–present)
Date:
2011
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Sand-glazed stoneware with matte white slip
Dimensions:
H. 28 in. (71.1 cm); W. 28 3/4 in. (73 cm); D. 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics
Credit Line:
Purchase, Halsey and Alice North and Joseph A. Precker Gifts, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.512
Rights and Reproduction:
© Fujikasa Satoko
On View
This stoneware sculpture captures form in dynamic motion while testing the limits of ceramic technique to create an organic shape that seems to defy gravity and solidify movement. The core of the sculpture is sand-glazed and covered with a matte white slip that is reminiscent in color and texture of the stalactites found in the limestone caves of Akiyoshi Plateau, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, where the artist was born.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection," February 1, 2014–September 7, 2014.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Studies in Global Ceramic History," 2015.

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