KEIJI ITO "CLAY: TO MY HEART'S CONTENT"

NEWSText: Aya Shomura

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From March 12th to April 21st, Keiji Ito Exhibition “Soil: To My Heart’s Content” will be held at Granvista Gallery Sapporo.

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He sticks to his principles, “Me, all alone”. He doesn’t open his head so much as if only his works would be himself. His sublime consciousness for ancient times and gods exists in his works. Also they are seemingly monotonous. However, we can find secret attraction that has both strength and warm heart of earth because his works represent earth itself simply in essence. work is rooted in the Japanese soil; its originality and contemporary dimension give it a universal value. He feels the need to the essential. For the ceramists this is the clay itself, unadorned, natural, and truthful in its simplicity”. This time, exhibiting 4 works as “Face”, “HIROSHIMA- clay”, “NAGASAKI- Mask” and “Moment Closed”, as it’s first landing on Hokkaido.

Keiji Ito Exhibition “Clay: To My Heart’s Content”
Date: March 12th – April 21st, 2015
Opening hours: 11:00 – 19:00 (April 21st, till 17:00)
Opening talk & reception: March 12th, 18:30 – 20:10
Place: Granvista Gallery Sapporo
Address: 1F, Sapporo Grand Hotel, North 1 West 4, Chuo-ku, Sapporo
Organized by Granvista Hotel & Resorts, Sapporo Grand Hotel
Tel: +81 (0)11 261 3311
Free Admission
http://www.grand1934.com

Text: Aya Shomura

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