Kimura Moriyasu

BiographyKimura Moriyasu was born in 1935 in Kyoto. He was born in an artistic traditionalfamily, his father having specialized in porcelain painting and both himself and histwo brothers working with pottery. Kimura did some basic ceramic studies in KyotoMunicipal Industrial Arts Research Institute and after that he was attracted to theunique universe of tenmoku ware and its incredible iron glazes, being today one ofthe most important artists who still reproduces and creates new tenmoku in Japan,mastering the glaze in a difficult balance between unique tones and sparkles and the kiln. Read More

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