Swirling Energy: The Sculptural Metaphors of Fujikasa Satoko

The solo exhibition of celebrated artist, Fujikasa Satoko will be held at Joan B Mirviss LTD.
May 1 – June 21, 2019

Joan B Mirviss LTD 39 E 78 Street, New York, NY 10075

Among sophisticated collectors and informed curators, the single most sought-after Japanese clay artist is the extraordinarily gifted Fujikasa Satoko. Both visually and emotionally stirring, her powerful and enormously dynamic sculptures have captivated museum-going audiences on three continents. Flouting the medium from which they have been created, these seemingly light-as-air, highly evocative forms have become captivating must-see works prominently installed in major art museums such as the Musée Cernuschi, Paris; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; and Walters Art Museum, Baltimore.

Her sculptures “operate as metaphors for ( or embodiments of) all kinds of fluid motions from the flow of water to fluttering drapery to the unfolding of petals. The only constant is the material – stoneware with a translucent matte glaze.”

Joan B. Mirviss is the leading Western dealer in the field of modern and contemporary Japanese ceramics, and from her New York gallery on Madison Avenue, JOAN B MIRVISS LTD exclusively represents the top Japanese clay artists. As a widely published and highly respected specialist in many areas of Japanese modern and antique art for over thirty-five years, Mirviss has advised and built collections for many museums, major private collectors, and corporations.



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