Great Wave -- Kitamura Junko, 1993 Kitamura creates modern forms that reflect her upbringing in ancient Kyoto. Inspired by primitive Jomon pottery (10,500-300 BC), Kitamura creates monochrome vessels with mysterious spiral motifs consisting of dots and detailed patterning. After impressing miniscule geometric shapes into patterns reflective of textile, lacquer and other craft motifs, she covers the work in black-brown slip before bisque firing.
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KITAMURA Junko（北村 純子 Japanese, b.1956）:
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MFAH | Collections | Arts of Asia | Vase - Kitamura Junko grew up in a historical part of Kyoto and was a student of two of Japan’s most prominent modern artists: Suzuki Osamu and Kondo Yutaka. She blends modern visual sensibilities with patterns evocative of Jomon period (10,500–300 BC) pottery and clay from the ancient pottery center of Shigaraki.