Hara Kiyoshi 1936 - Living National Treaures『酒盃』wine cup 共箱 栞 本物保証 酒杯 ( jiubei / jiŭbēi )

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Hara Kiyoshi 1936 - Living National Treaures『酒盃』wine cup 共箱 栞 本物保証 酒杯 ( jiubei / jiŭbēi ) is composed of these characters: 酒 (jiu) , 杯 (bei) Width: 7.3cm Height: 4.1cm intact  Stoneware; Chun ware

350.00 €

SUMMER 2005: A new Living National Treasure was named this summer for his tetsu-yu (iron glazes). His name is Hara Kiyoshi (1936-). Hara was born in Shimane prefecture and studied with past LNTs Ishiguro Munemaro starting in 1954 and then briefly with Shimizu Uichi. After studying with these masters Hara established a kiln in Tokyo in 1965 before moving to his present location in Saitama prefecture in 1980. Hara is noted for his deep iron glazes and motifs of horses and birds. He is a past winner of the Japan Ceramic Society Award.

Information

  • CategoriesCeramic
  • Honors and AffiliationFull member, Japan Kogei Association
  • StatusLiving National Treasure
    (Important Intangible Cultural Property:Iron glaze)

Career

  • 1936Born in Shimane Prefecture
  • 1954Studied ceramics under Important Intangible Cultural Property Holders ISHIGURO Munemaro and SHIMIZU Uichi in Kyoto
  • 1958Selected for the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition for the first time
  • 1961Nominated as a full member of the Japan Kogei Association
  • 1963Invited to submit to the "International Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramic Art" hosted by Asahi Shimbun at the National Museum of Modern Art
  • 1965Became independent and established his studio in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo
  • 1970Invited to submit to the "Contemporary Ceramics - Europe and Japan Exhibition" hosted by the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
  • 1980Established a studio in Yorii Town, Saitama Prefecture
  • 1981Invited to submit to the "Contemporary Japanese and Taiwanese Ceramics Exhibition" hosted by the International Association at the Taipei National Museum of History
  • 1982Invited to submit to the "Contemporary Japanese Ceramics Exhibition" hosted by the Hong Kong Urban Council and the Hong Kong Museum of Art
  • 1983Submitted to the "Japanese Ceramics Today: Masterworks from the Kikuchi Collection" Exhibition at the Washington Smithsonian Institution
    Invited to submit to the "All-Japan Traditional Arts and Crafts Selected Artists Exhibition" hosted by Mainichi Shimbun
    Invited to submit to the "30 Years of Modern Japanese Traditional Crafts Exhibition" hosted by the National Museum of Modern Art, the Agency for Cultural Affairs and Asahi Shimbun
  • 1986Invited to submit to the Setagaya Art Museum Opening Exhibition. Work was purchased by the museum
  • 1990Judge at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    Chairman of the Japan Kogei Association
    Chief Secretary of the Japan Kogei Association Eastern Japan Branch
  • 1994Completed a ceramic mural at the entrance hall of the new Yorii Town Hall building in Saitama Prefecture
  • 1995Received the Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon
  • 1996Invited to submit to the "Masterworks of Contemporary Ceramics Asia Touring Exhibition" hosted by the Japan Foundation
  • 2001Recommended as a priority artist at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
  • 2003Invited to submit to the "Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan - Celebrating 50 Years of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition"
  • 2004Executive Director of the Japan Kogei Association
    His work submitted to the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition was purchased by the Agency for Cultural Affairs
    Invited to submit to the "Japanese Skill and Beauty" Exhibition
  • 2005Designated as an Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder in Tetsu-yutoki techniques
  • 2006His work was purchased by the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum
  • 2007Invited to submit to the "Crafting Beauty in Modern Japan - Celebrating 50 Years of the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition" held at the British Museum
    Received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette
  • 2008President of the Japan Kogei Association Ceramics Section
  • 2011Completed the Agency for Cultural Affairs Technique Recording Film "Iron Glaze Pottery, the Art of HARA Kiyoshi"
    His work was purchased by the Agency for Cultural Affairs
  • 2012Held a retrospective exhibition at the Shimane Art Museum showcasing 120 works made between his 20s and 70s
  • 2013Held the "Kiyoshi Hara Exhibition" at the Ibaraki Ceramic Art Museum showcasing 66 of his masterpieces
    Received the Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon
    Councilor at the Japan Kogei Association

Award

  • 1969Received the Excellence Award at the Exhibition of New Works of Traditional Art Crafts
    Received the Incentive Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    His work was purchased by the Agency for Cultural Affairs
  • 1976Received the Japan Ceramic Society Award
  • 1997Received the Excellence Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition