Kishi Eiko

BiographyKishi Eiko is a contemporary Japanese artist born in 1948, Nara, Japan, whograduated both in from Kyoto Seika University of Arts and Tekisui Museum CeramicInstitute. Her work is well known for the time-consuming saiseki-zogan technique which involves mixing colored pigments into the shigaraki clay and working on previously hand-build geometric shapes surfaces by scraping, carving and tooling it layer by layer, resulting in amazingly detailed, meticulous, mosaic-like patterns. Before the clay is dry, the artist finishes the sculpture with fine cross lines. Read More

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