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Feb 1, 2006

Black Moon

Black Moon

1990s

Toshiko Takaezu

(American, 1922–2011)

Stoneware

Diameter: 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in.); Overall: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Gift of the Artist 2005.191

Description

Shortly after studying in Japan, and while teaching at the Cleveland Institute of Art in the 1950s, Takaezu launched her signature series of closed vessels applied with painterly glazes. Constituting her primary output for nearly a half century, these works reveal her combined interests in Western and Eastern philosophies and aesthetics.

See also
Collection: 
Decorative Arts
Type of artwork: 
Ceramic
Medium: 
Stoneware
Credit line: 
Gift of the Artist

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