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Yagi Akira

Japanese, born 1955


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Born

Kyoto, 1955

Occupation or Type

ceramicist

Bio

Yagi Akira is widely recognized as one of the most influential ceramic artists working in Japan today. His father was Yagi Kazuo (1918–1979), a renowned avant-garde ceramic sculptor. Akira with his father but marches to a very different drum: his own work focuses on porcelain vessels, ever pushing the limits of perfection in forming and glazing.

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Male

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