White Tower
Masanobu Ando

$310.00 USD
  • Introduction

    I am a White Tower. Not to be confused with Ivory Tower - a very distant relation, on my father's side, twice removed.

     

  • Curator's Notes 

     

    Though Masanobu Ando is celebrated for his work in functional ceramics, his beginnings in contemporary sculpture continue to influence his oeuvre. This piece is reminiscent of a skyscraper with its jagged pillar and cut-out windows, and casts an impressive shadow when placed in a window or under a spotlight. The starkness of the sculpture exhibits a reverence for clay as it really is - geologic and unrefined. A distinctive hand-painted glaze makes the piece unmistakably Ando-san's creation. 

     

    White Tower was curated by Angélique Chmielewski

     

  • Designer/Maker 

     

    Maker: Masanobu Ando

     

    Designer: Masanobu Ando

     

  • Specifications

     

    Dimensions: 

    2.0” (w) x 2.0” (l) x 7.5” (h) or 51mm (w) x 51mm (l) x 190mm (h) 

     

    Weight: 5 oz or  146 gr 

     

    Materials: Ceramic

     

  • Details
    • One-of-a-kind sculpture handmade by Masanobu Ando in Tajimi, Japan
    • Formed by hand from slabs of clay in the Japanese "tatara" technique
    • Each sculpture is unique and may have slight variations
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35.353934|137.138495|Tajimi, Japan

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