Toshiko Takaezu
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Toshiko Takaezu new works, November 26-December 30, 1994, Forum for Contemporary Art. by Toshiko Takaezu

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Published by Forum for Contemporary Art in St. Louis, Mo .
Written in English


  • Takaezu, Toshiko -- Exhibitions.,
  • Ceramic sculpture -- 20th century -- United States -- Exhibitions.,
  • Women potters -- United States -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsDegener, Patricia., Forum for Contemporary Art.
The Physical Object
Pagination[8] p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21743979M

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  The Art of Toshiko Takaezu book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Tracing the artistic development of renowned potter Toshiko Tak /5(8). Toshiko Takaezu studied at the University of Hawaii and at Cranbrook Academy in Michigan, where she also taught. She has been on the faculty of other institutions, including the Cleveland Institute of Art and Princeton University. Takaezu's ceramics are distinguished by the simplicity of the forms and subtle brush decoration, conveying a sense Born: Toshiko Takaezu Foundation / Donation Continuing the studio tradition in Quakertown “ I n my life I see no difference between making pots, cooking, and growing vegetables. Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Takaezu, Toshiko. Toshiko Takaezu. Purchase, N.Y.: Neuberger Museum of Art.

- Explore mudpuppy's board "Toshiko Takaezu", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Toshiko takaezu, Japanese pottery and Ceramic artists pins. In addition to her art, Takaezu is renowned for her teaching, including twenty years at Princeton University. This beautifully illustrated book offers the first scholarly analysis of Takaezu's life work and includes essays by Paul Smith, director emeritus of the American Craft Museum, and Janet Koplos, former senior editor ofArt in America.   Toshiko Takaezu (pronounced Toe-SHEE-ko Taka-YAY-zoo) was born on J , in Pepeekeo, Hawaii, the middle child of Her parents were Japanese immigrants from Okinawa. Her parents were. American artist Toshiko Takaezu (–) was born in Pepeekeo, Hawaii to Japanese immigrant parents Shinsa and Kama Takaezu. One of eleven children, she was raised in a traditional Japanese household whose values, as well as the surrounding Hawaiian landscape, strongly underscore her artistic practice.

Toshiko Takaezu (b. ), born in Hawaii of Japanese descent, has been working in clay for over forty work has developed steadily throughout her career as she has moved from producing functional vessels to abstract sculptural the years she has continued to draw on a combination of Eastern and Western techniques and aesthetics, as well as her love . Catalog of the exhibitions: Toshiko Takaezu, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii, January Febru ; Toshiko Takaezu, Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 2-Ma and The Contemporary Museum at the Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii, February 4-Ma ; Toshiko. Bottle, Toshiko plays with functionality by distending and fusing the bodies of four bottles while minimizing the apertures of the spouts. American Art After The Work of Toshiko Takaezu Toshiko Takaezu (American, born ). Bowl, Stoneware. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of the Ohio Northern Chapter of the AmericanFile Size: KB. Toshiko Takaezu was born in Pepeekeo, a small sugar plantation town on the Hamakua coast of the island of Hawai'i, just north of Hilo. Her parents, Shinsa and Kama Takaezu, were immigrants from Japan. She spent the first nine years of her life in Pepeekeo, after which the family moved to Maui, settling in the Kula area.