Posts by Milly Cai

  • Between the Cracks:

    Kodai Ujiie's Collage-Like surfaces
    by Milly Cai
    Between the Cracks:
  • Candied Surfaces

    Tea Bowls by Tomoyuki Hoshino
    by Milly Cai
    Candied Surfaces
  • About the Motif:

    Rokumei, Deer's Cry
    by Milly Cai
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    Goddess of the Moon
    by Milly Cai
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    Ten Thousand Flowers
    by Milly Cai
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    A Look into Yuki Hayama's Shinrabansho Design
    by Milly Cai
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  • Exhibition Highlights:

    Details of Daisuke Nakano
    by Milly Cai
    Exhibition Highlights:
  • Artist Spotlight:

    Shota Suzuki
    by Milly Cai
    Artist Spotlight:
  • A Gentle Tea Bowl

    The Art of Tomoyuki Hoshino
    by Milly Cai
    A Gentle Tea Bowl
  • by Milly Cai
    A Bowl For All Seasons
  • Artist Spotlight:

    Kodai Ujiie's Contemporary Kintsugi
    by Milly Cai
    Artist Spotlight:

    Kodai Ujiie, currently exhibiting at Tokyo Ippodo Gallery’s 6th New Birds Flying group show until January 31, 2021, is one of the youngest and most refreshing artists in the Ippodo Gallery collection. This journal goes into detail on his inspiration, development of his visual language, and highlights a few of his pieces. 

  • Unique Surfaces

    A Survey of Tokyo Ippodo Gallery Artists
    by Milly Cai
    Unique Surfaces
  • by Milly Cai
    Welcoming The New Year With Ippodo Gallery

    Happy New Year! 

    Ippodo Gallery team hopes that this year is a lot brighter and warmer than the last!

    To welcome the new year and all our friends and supporters, we feature a carefully curated selection of pieces from Tokyo Ippodo Gallery to share with you for this week's Journal. 

  • Altered Forms

    Ribbing, Faceting, and Molding
    by Milly Cai
    Altered Forms

    Three different ways to alter a ceramic form explained through Ippodo Gallery's artists. 

  • A Slender Silhouette:

    On Ippodo Gallery’s Tall Forms
    by Milly Cai
    A Slender Silhouette:

    A look through the various tall forms from Ippodo Gallery artists featuring artists Koichiro Isezaki, Hafu Matsumoto, and Yui Tsujimura.

     

     

     

  • Ash Glazes

    on Yui Tsujimura's Natural Ash Glazes
    by Milly Cai
    Ash Glazes

    A brief overview on the methods and applications of Ash Glaze featuring our artist, Yui Tsujimura and his signature, natural ash pieces.

  • Japanese Lacquer

    An Overview
    by Milly Cai
    Japanese Lacquer
  • Stoneware and Colorants

    On Iron Oxide
    by Milly Cai
    Stoneware and Colorants

    A deeper look into the techniques and materials of Ippodo Gallery's ceramic artists. 

    This week we feature specifically red iron oxide and its effects on the clay body and glaze.

  • Black Glazes

    Tenmoku, Raku, and Oribe
    by Milly Cai
    Black Glazes

    Looking through Ippodo Gallery’s tea bowl collection, we have a variety of different glazing techniques, textures, styles, and forms across all the different ceramic artists. 

     

  • Shino Glaze

    An introduction to the Shino glaze technique
    by Milly Cai
    Shino Glaze
  • About Glass

    A Short Introduction to Glassblowing Technique
    by Milly Cai
    About Glass

    Ippodo Gallery's weekly journal feature introduces Glassblowing. Coinciding with Laura de Santillana's exhibition, Through Her Eyes: In Memory of Laura de Santillana. 

    A short and concise view on the techniques of glassblowing, this journal discusses Free-blowing and Mold-blowing techniques. 

  • Intricate Painting:

    A Brief Look into the Technique of China Painting
    by Milly Cai
    Intricate Painting:

    China painting was first developed in China during the 7th-8th century. The main types of China painting include underglaze and overglaze. This Journal goes into detail about the two types of China painting, paired with examples from Ippodo Gallery's artists.

  • The Rebirth of Wood

    A Look Inside Sho Kishino's Studio
    by Milly Cai
    The Rebirth of Wood

    Sho Kishino invites us into his studio.

    A look into the space of inspiration for a sculptor, we are offered a different lens in which to understand the production of his work. The humility, resourcefulness, and care for his pieces and practice are all reflected through his studio space.

    It is through this careful documentation that the viewer can see the tidy and meticulious personality of Kishino; one that is reflected in precise and organic carving. 

  • Capturing Patience

    The Philosophy of Nature in Takashi Tomo-oka's Photography
    by Milly Cai
    Capturing Patience
  • by Milly Cai
    Natural Glazes of Yui Tsujimura

    ippodo gallery presents new pieces by yui tsujimura

  • About the Series

    Koichiro Isezaki
    by Milly Cai
    About the Series

    Ippodo Gallery’s spring artist Koichiro Isezaki's series of provocative, sculptural, yet minimal, vessels and forms.