ガンバルマン 花器 共箱
Bizen "GANBAEU-MAN" Vase with his signed box
GANBARU-MAN means a fighting person.
Mr.Ryuuichi Kakurezaki was born in a beautiful small island in Nagasaki pref.
He created a new wave in the ceramic art. Initially his style was so unique in Bizen. Being accepted by Japanese academic people seemed to be hard. But his finely designed functional pieces became more and more popular. He gained uncountable number of awards and his style became very popular in the modern ceramic art. Now he established a new tradition in the history.
YUICHI KAKUREZAKI (b.1950-)1950 Born in Nagasaki1973 Graduated from Osaka University of Art1988 Grand Prize, the 5th Contemporary Tea Ceremony Utensils Exhibition, Tanabe Museum (also in 1992) 1990 Became an official member of Japan Craft Association1995 Grand Prize, the 8th MOA Okada Mokichi Award1996 The Japan Ceramics Association Award1997 Bizen Ware, A Thousand Years of Traditional Beauty, National Ceramic Museum, France1999 50 MAITRES Les arts applique dans le Japon Contemporain, Mitsukoshi Paris/Tokyo2000 Invited to Tea Ceremony: Contemporary Forms, Helsinki Museum, Finland2005 Contemporary Clay: Japanese Ceramics for the New Century,Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / Japan society, USA2010 About the Tea Ceremony, A viewpoint on Contemporary Kôgei, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
The most common question i get asked is almost always concerning the price. people want to be sure that what they are buying is at the right price. The price of vile money goes beyond simplicity. Don't be banal and simplistic, don't be so reductive. Of course the price is the right one, here we talk about prices that are often lower than the gallery ones.
Instead, try to look inside yourself and see if you are worthy of possessing it, and do it with great humility
The origin of Japan was a child of Izanagi god and Izanami goddes in Japanese myth.
Hiruko was the first child of them.But it was so helpless to be our mother island