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Oct 5 - 14, 2018
11:00-20:00 *final day 11:00-17:00
8/ CUBE1,2,3, Shibuya Hikarie
 2-21-1, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Organizer, Planning | Yoshimi Arts

★Opening Candy Reception
OCt 5, 17:00- Original candy presented to the first limited arrivals

Yoshimi Arts is pleased to announce the exhibition "KUTANI CONNEXION" by Kutani Choemon at 8/ CUBE1,2,3  in Shibuya Hikarie (Tokyo). This exhibition will present the regular products and new arrivals made by Kutani Choemon which Keigo Kamide directs in the three sections.


Cone Sake Cup




1879 Established as Kutani ware wholesaler in Nomi City, Ishikawa Prefecture
1969 Recived the hornor to dedicate "Flower Vase" at the request of the Meiji Shrine
1983 Recived the hornor to make the tableware used when Emperor Showa visited Ishikawa Prefecture
1993 Recieved the Award from the Minister of Trade and Industry for evaluation of promotion of traditional craft works
2000 The wares were used as the tableware at the dinner party, Okinawa Summit
2003 The fourth heir was decorated with the Fifth Class Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Sliver Rays
2007 Participated in "PUMA with MARUWAKA KUTANI" and made each parts of bicycle in Kutani ware
2010 Hold the solo exhibition "KUTANI CONNEXION" at Spiral garden, Tokyo
2011 Made a new series of tableware collaborated with a spanish designer Jaime Hayon and presented them in Mirano Salone, Itary. The work "Skull" Candy Jar with Floral Design by Kamide Choemongama + MARUWAKA-YA was added to the collection of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
2012 Hold the exhibition with Yoshiki, a craftsman of Tokoname teapot, at Sabo Issho in Kanazawa
2015 Hold the first overseas solo exhibition <”ORIGINS” KUTANI CHOEMON’s Journey> at nakaniwa in Paris, France

Keigo Kamide 
1981 Born in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
2006 BFA, Department of Fine Arts: Oil Painting, Tokyo University of the Arts
Solo Exhibition (2011-)
 2018 "Voice" (t-gallery/Tokyo)
 2017 "Forgotten banáns" (Art Gallery X, Takashimaya Nihombashi Store/Tokyo)
 2016 "Bears Live In The Hollow" (Yoshimi Arts/Osaka)
 2015 "BEAR MOUNTAIN or MOUNTAIN BEAR" (Art Gallery, Nagoya Matsuzaka-ya/Nagoya)
 2014 "Quiet Storm" (Yoshimi Arts/Osaka)
 2013 αM Project 2013 "The Earthly Paradise" vol.3 Keigo Kamide (gallery αM/Tokyo), "Floating" (Yoshimi Arts/Osaka)
 2012 "Bananas" (pARa:siTe/Ishikawa)
 2011 "Isolated" (Yoshimi Arts/Osaka)
Group Exhibition (brief history)
 2017 Special exhibition (Sato Memorial Art Museum of Toyama/Toyama)
 2015 "Show-zui-zu" (Art Gallery X, 6F, Takashimaya Nihombashi Store/Tokyo), "Koi-suru Kogei Exhibition" (Kurobe City Art Museum/Kurobe City, Toyama Prefecture)
 2014 "Material and Form" in a digital age (Yoshimi Arts/Osaka)
 2013 "Kutani Wagatani" (G-WING'S gallery/Ishikawa, 2014 Sokyo/Kyoto), 'Renew Japanese Tradition "Shou"' (Wako Hall, Wako(Ginza)/Tokyo)
 2010 "First International Triennale of Kogei in Kanazawa" (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa/Kanazawa)
 2007 "Montblanc Young Artist Patronage in Japan" (Montblanc Ginza/Tokyo) Collection 21st Century Museum of Contemprary Art, Kanazawa; Nomi City; Japigozzi Collection; Takahashi Collection; MONTBLANC JAPAN