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Ido tea bowl
Kohei Nakamura
[Ceramic + Porcelain ]
Item Number:C17734
2018 Retrospective Show

The colored leaves are falling, the air is getting colder and colder - winter is now approaching in New York.
Hope you are enjoying this transition into the holiday season, wherever you may be.

2018 has almost come to an end.
To honor the support we've received from everyone this past year, we would like to host a special 2018 retrospective show.
All the highlighted artists from our gallery will be reintroduced to you.

-Shiro Tsujimura
-Kai Tsujimura
-Yui Tsujimura
-Misaki Mitsukuni
-Yukiya Izumita
-Midori Tsukada
-Yasushi Fujihira
-Noriyuki Furutani
-Keiji Ito
-Kyotesu Miwa XⅢ
-Kohei Nakamura
-Akio Nisato
-Nobuo Nishida
-Chozaemon(Toshio) Ohi XI
-Tetsu Suzuki
-Ruri Takeuchi
-Sōyō and Shōdō Yamagishi
-Shota Suzuki

For all of you who were unable to make it to a past exhibition, or for those in search of something for yourself or a perfect gift for a loved one, please feel free to come and see us at the gallery.

We wish you all a wonderful holiday season.

We look forward to seeing you.
About the Artist
Born the third son of the famous Kanazawa potter, Baizan Nakamura, he initially displayed his exceptional talent through the creation of contemporary ceramics. He caused a sensation in 1983 with an exhibition at New York's Garth Clark Gallery, but following his return to Japan, he began to concentrate on producing traditional tea bowls.

1948 Born in Kanazawa as the third son of Baizan Nakamura.
1973 Graduated from the sculpture department of Tama University of Art.
1979 Award - National fellowship, Agency for Cultural Affairs.
1989 Award - Grand-Prix, Yagi-Kazuo Prize Exhibition.
1990 Japan Clay Work, sponsored by the Japan Foundation (travelling to
Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand)
Crafts Exhibition (Umeda Hankyu Department Store, Osaka; Yurakucho
Hankyu, Tokyo)
International Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition "Changing
Pottery"(Shiga prefectural Togei-no-mori Museum)
Japanese Clay Work "Now" 100 Selections Exhibition (Etoile
Museum, Paris, Mitsukoshi Department Stores, Japan)
1992 International Exhibition of Ceramic Art (National Historial
Museum, The Republic of China)
1993 Contemporary Clay Work <1950-1990> (Aichi Prefectural Museum of
1994 International Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition (Aichi Prefectural
Ceramic Museum)
1996 The Suntory Museum Grand Prize Exhibition'96 (Suntory Museum of
Art, Tokyo)
1999 Contemporary Ceramic Art (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Japanese Craft Work "Now" 100 Selections Exhibition (Etoile
Museum, Paris, Mitsukoshi Department Stores, Japan)
Japanese Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition - Movement of Avant-
Garde (Holland)
2004-2009 Numerous shows at galleries in Japan
2010 Solo exhibition at Ginza Ippodo Gallery
2012 Art Crafting Towards the Future (21st Century Museum of
Contemporary Art, Kanazawa)
Solo exhibition at Nomura Art Museum, Kyoto
2013 Contemporary Master Tea Bowl Exhibition (Musee Tomo, Tokyo)

Public Collections

National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.
Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art.
Shiga Prefectural Museum of Modern Art.
Wakayama Prefectural Museum of Modern Art.
Japan Foundation.
Shiga prefectural Togei-no-mori Museum.
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.
Nomura Art Museum, Kyoto.
"Japan House" Museum of Modern Art, Argentina.
Everson Museum of Art, New York.
Mint Museum, North Carolina.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.