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Kaze (Wind)

Kaze (Wind)

1994

Kohyama Yasuhisa

(Japanese, 1936-)

Japan, Heisei period

(1989-present)

Wood-fired stoneware (Shigaraki style)

Overall: 22.3 x 52.7 x 11.8 cm (8 3/4 x 20 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.)

Gift of the Artist 2010.297

Description

Kohyama Yasuhisa is known for his exploration of natural forms. This piece is part of a series examining wind, which he began in the 1980s. Intended for ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, the vessel was fired in the kiln at Kent State University while Kohyama was in residence at the Cleveland Institute of Art.

See also
Collection: 
Japanese Art
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Credit line: 
Gift of the Artist

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