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Forging Shadows | Takayoshi Narita Exhibition Recap

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

We had a great time during last week’s Forging Shadows exhibition. Although Takayoshi Narita works in only two materials, stainless steel and wrought-iron, the textures on his works are so…

Forging Shadows | Exhibition Playlist

Forging Shadows | Exhibition Playlist

Written by Stevenson Aung

 Music has always been a part of our exhibitions as sound can set the tone for an event as much as any other sense. When we experienced Takayoshi Narita’s…

Takayoshi Narita of Studio Tint | Studio Visit

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

We have an exhibition coming up with Takayoshi Narita of Studio Tint – a rare kind of artisan, his mastery in wrought-iron is practically a dying art. For this reason…

The Making of Tenugui Cloths

The Making of Tenugui Cloths

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

We wanted to share this video produced by Kamawanu about the making of their tenugui cloths. Since their inception in 1987, the company has been practicing the art of chusen…

Scent of Smoke | Video

Scent of Smoke | Video

Written by Owen Smith-Clark

The sense of smell can be particularly evocative of memory and place. In any metropolis, cultivating a distinct mental space through scent often becomes its personal and necessary ritual. Coming…

The Care Manual | Silver Overglaze

The Care Manual | Silver Overglaze

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Like all silver items, Masanobu Ando’s silver overglaze ceramic tableware takes on a unique patina over time, reflecting its use. The glaze will react to the sulfur in the air,…

Masanobu Ando | Exhibition Playlist

Masanobu Ando | Exhibition Playlist

Written by Stevenson Aung

As tradition goes, Paul Lawrence Lewis curated the tracks for our recent exhibition. Paul leaned into Masanobu Ando’s collection of CDs discovered during his studio visit to create a playlist that includes seven songs of…

Shaping the Void | Masanobu Ando Exhibition Recap

Written by Stevenson Aung

The end of our Masanobu Ando exhibition, Shaping the Void, has come and gone. One thing we can all agree on is that the show was one of our best….

Shaping the Void | Video

Shaping the Void | Video

Written by Angélique Chmielewski

Between all the groundwork and long nights, the periods of the year we spend in preparation for exhibition openings are our best. Ideas between team members and collaborators are flowing…

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