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Iron lacquer mother of pearl inlay letter pattern incense container
Shinya Yamamura
[Lacquer]
Item Number:C11476
Kôgei art springs from detailed technique and genuine internal soul.
In honor of our artists’ participation in the Japanese Kôgei Future Forward exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design, Ippodo will be presenting the newest works by our five exhibiting artists at the Museum: Yuki Hayama, Harumi Noguchi, Toshio Ohi, Kohei Nakamura and Shinya Yamamura.

Exhibiting artists:

Shinya Yamamura
Harumi Noguchi
Toshio Ohi
Kohei Nakamura
Yuki Hayama

Click to watch the film of each artist's process of making!

The Process of Making a Lacquer Piece by Shinya Yamamura

The Process of Etsuke (painting) on Porcelain by Yuki Hayama

The Process of Making a Ceramic Piece by Harumi Noguchi


For further visuals and information, contact Shoko Aono at + 1 212. 967. 4899| shoko@ippodogallery.com


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About the Artist
Fusing tradition with contemporary designs through thin, light wooden objects decorated using classic lacquering techniques, such as gold/silver lacquer, abalone mother-of-pearl and eggshell inlay, etc. His new designs include small boxes decorated with miniature universes that delight the viewer.

1960 Born in Chofu City, Tokyo

1984 Graduated from the Kanazawa College of Art

1986 Complete MA (major in industrial arts) at the Kanazawa College of Art

Present : Professor at the Kanazawa College of Art


Public Collections:

Victoria and Albert Museum/England
Scotland Royal Museum of the Arts, Edinburgh / England
Los Angeles County Museum of Art / USA
21st Century of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa/ Japan
The Clark Center for Japanese Art & Culture / USA
Seattle Art Museum / USA
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco / USA
Freer and Sackler Galleries of Art - Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC / USA


Shinya Yamamura from Shoko Aono on Vimeo.