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Sake bottle by Fujiwara Yu (1932-2001), a modern potter in Okayama, Bizen. The piece is perhaps 6 inches tall, made of unglazed stoneware. In the lower right, we see a suggestion of uncovered clay, the dense dark iron red that characterizes much…

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Mother and me joyfully reuniting in the ruins -- Explanation by the artist: "Looking for my mother, I searched among the crowds of people trudging out of the city. Then, ahead of me I noticed my mother walking my way in her underwear and with…

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Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: thiedmi@earlham.edu

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Square bottle by Hamada Shoji. Made with slabs of clay using the press mold technique. Glazed with the material known as "Mashiko stone," a local material that, by itself, with nothing else added to it, forms a stoneware glaze. The glaze is a…

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Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: thiedmi@earlham.edu

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This is a contemporary ceramic object with a fluid green glaze that pools and catches on the texture of the surface, creating a strongly accented surface that is related directly to form and the process by which the piece was formed. The color, the…

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Japanese Music: Another Tradition, Other Sounds. Essay on traditional music of Japan by Leonard C. Holvik, former professor of music, Earlham College. Published 1990, Institute for Education on Japan, Earlham College. Presented here in PDF…

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Collection Librarian: Amy Bryant. Please send comments or content corrections to Michael Thiedeman, Professor of Art, Earlham College, Richmond, IN 47374 USA. email address: thiedmi@earlham.edu

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A father carries his transformed son on his bicycle. A fa -- Explanation by the artist: on hisA father carried home the corpse of his son, who had been exposed while demolishing buildings and was found on the riverbank at Koami-cho." -- The…

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Fleeing with children from the ferocious fire 05 - -- Explanation by the Artist: ferociWith the fire licking in ever closer, driven by desparate fear of death, I dug myself out. Buildings on both sides had tumbled into the road. I thought a…
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