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Half-Octopus, Half-Pottery: Japanese Artist Creates Ceramics That Blur The Line Between Function And Form

Half-Octopus, Half-Pottery: Japanese Artist Creates Ceramics That Blur The Line Between Function And Form

"I attended tea ceremony courses since my childhood, so I was heavily exposed to Japanese ceramics," Masumoto says. "My teacher inspired me with her self-made cups. Seeing this, I became interested in the idea of giving form to something while still...

"I attended tea ceremony courses since my childhood, so I was heavily exposed to Japanese ceramics," Masumoto says. "My teacher inspired me with her self-made cups. Seeing this, I became interested...

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Nerikomi Pottery Is Oddly Satisfying

If you're bored with glazing, nerikomi might be your thing. This Japanese technique (which is also often called "neriage") is used for creating mesmerizing patterns with colored clay. Artist Tomoro has devoted his career to this type of pottery and also...

If you're bored with glazing, nerikomi might be your thing. This Japanese technique (which is also often called "neriage") is used for creating mesmerizing patterns with colored clay. Artist Tomoro has...

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