Art gallery introducing potters of the modern and contemporary Japanese
Welcome to Gallery Utsuwa-kan.
Established in 1984 in the Murasakino area of Kyoto, Gallery Utsuwa-kan
purveys fine ceramics by some of Japan’s best contemporary potters.
In Kyoto, the two poles of Japanese art--the traditional and the
avant-garde--have been in competition for decades. Gallery Utsuwa-kan offers
a large selection of vessels (utsuwa) and objets d’art by ceramists who
neither rely upon tradition nor ignore it, but always aim at the creation of
Gallery Utsuwa-kan is four stories high. The first two floors consist of a
shop filled with the works of a variety of artists. The third and fourth
floors are exhibition space in which individual and group shows are launched
on a regular basis.
Please visit us if you are interested in the world of contemporary Japanese