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Potter's talk with Ken Matsuzaki

  • 03 Jun 2012
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Pucker Gallery - 171 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02116
Potter's Talk with Ken Matsuzaki

Sunday, June 3
2:00 - 4:00

Ken Matsuzaki will discuss his practice and the works featured in his exhibition Rising from the Ashes at the Gallery
Sunday, 3 June, 2012
2:00– 4 pm

Ken Matsuzaki was born in Tokyo in 1950 and received a degree in Ceramic Art from Tamagawa University School of Fine Arts, Tokyo. After graduating he moved to Mashiko in 1972 to apprentice with Tatsuzo Shimaoka (who himself had moved to Mashiko to study with Shoji Hamada). After a five year apprenticeship, Matsuzaki established his own kiln, Yuushin Gama, down the road from Mr. Shimaoka. Matsuzaki's works have a strong grounding in the Mingei philosophy though his approach is very contemporary, introducing a focus on the Oribe style with yohen, shino, and oribe glazing.

Works by Matsuzaki have been accepted into the collections of the Cleveland Museum of Art (Ohio), The Worcester Museum of Art (Massachusetts), the Tikotin Museum (Israel), and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York).

June 3 through July 16
Pucker Gallery
171 Newbury Street, Boston
Perri Osattin

Pucker Gallery


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