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A potter in Japan : 1952-1954 / by Bernard Leach
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Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande du Nord
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London : Faber and Faber, [1960]
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1 volume (246 pages) : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Preface. - 1. Prelude, east and west. - The international conference of weavers and potters at Dartington, 1952. - Unity of craftsmen in a diverse world. - Yangi and Hamada present the ideals of the Japanese craft movement. - 'The Kingdom of Beauty'. - The deacy of handcrafts following the impact of industrialism. - The emergence of the artist craftsman. - Cleavage with industry. - Scandinavia and Finland. - UNESCO and a protest from Africa. - American crafts without a tap-root. - The two main influences from east and west, 'Bauhaus over Sung'. - Spread of individual craftsmanship after two world wars. - The future. - Evolution from communal intuition through personal creativeness towards integration. - 2. Japan, first impressions. - February 16, 1953. Crossing the Pacific. - Tokyo airport and radio Japan. - The folk museum. - The welcome in Dr Yangi's home. - Takumi, the craft guild shop. - A cocktail party at the 'Mainichi' office. - 'Snow' from my window. - Meeting with my oldest Japanses friend Takamura. - Architect Taneguchi. - Emptiness and asymmetry in Japances art. - Partly Malay origins of the Japanese. - Chuo Koron lunch. - We escape to the warm peninsula of Boshu. - Lecture at the Matsuzakaya dept. store. - Kame Chan. - Mrs Blake and the folk museum. - Three forgatherings of craftsmen to hear our tale. - The weavers ask about Ethel Mairet. - Mr Kawasaki. - Lunch at the British Embassy. - Party at the British council. - Fr D'Arcy, S.J., and Augustus John, O.M. March 15th. My first exhibition. - Visit by Prince and Princess Takamatsu. - Mrs Yanagi's concert. - We visit Kamakura. - Daisetsu Suzuki's Buddhist library. - A conversations with him on Zen and Shin Buddhism. - A tea ceremony. My exhibition sold out. - Request for a talk by me from the staff at the Matsuzakaya. - The textile hand-painter Serizawa. - Impromptu supper at a Japanese 'Pub'.. - March 22nd. By train to Nagoya. - Overpopulation. - Hiroshige. - Prints at the Tokugawa museum. - Out loveley 'Hasho Kwan' hotel. - Tea ceremony out of doors. - A geisha party at night. - March 24th. Seto, the Stoke-on-Trent of Japan. - 'Tea' with the Aboot of Kokeizan. - The origins of 'Tea'. - Kyoto. - 'Windows for the Crown Prince' by Mrs Vining. - Rotarian lunch. - Tomimoto and Hamada's opinion of his work. - Dinner at O Harusan's. - The position of geisha. - Outdoor winter strawberries. - March 26th. To Osaka by car. - Another geisha party. - The Osaka Takumi craft shop. - The craft museum. - A lodging for the night. - News of the sudden death of Hamada's father. - Mr Yamamoto. - We visit Tamba. - The village potters. - Kawai's 'Song of Lampreys'. - 3. Deeper impressions. - April 19th. A day at Atami with old friends. - The tea reform society. - Taneguchi and the architecture of new Japan. - The significance of 'Tea' for us. - Japanese misuse of importations from the West. - The Kenzan-Korin exhibition. - Visit and lecture at the Tokyo industrial art institute. - Need of a new kind of designer for industry. - A funeral service at the craft museum. - First visit to Hamada's Masiko. - The old pattern painter Minagawa. - The world faith of Baha'u'llah. - Japan after eighteen years. - The emergence from feudalism. - The occupation. - Pavement weary: the companionship of women in Japan. - A fish-feast at Tamagawa. - Munakata paints and sweats whislt a storm shakes the house. - May day and communisim. Marion Anderson's concert. - Kenzan's daughter, Namiko. - Bishop Goto's tea room. - Kenzan died a Christian. - An evening stroll past the house I built forty years ago. - English-speaking students and their views. - May 14th. Journey to Okayama. - Mr Ohara and his art gallery and folk museum in Kurashiki. - An exhibition of my old work. - A night at Yakage. - Back to a municipal dinner at Kuarshiki. - Town planning. - A raw fish supper with the keeper of the folk museum. - Two Japanses stories. - 4. Southern travel. - May 22nd, 1953. Across the Inland sea to Shikoku with Yanagi and Hamada. - Dinners and lectures: examinatino of local crafts. - The potter's town, Tobe: discussions with the local potters. - May 25th. Fifty mile drive along the coast: recrossing the Inland Sea. - Cultural effects of the American Occupation.. - 26th. Across Japan to Matsue. - A rude detective in 1935.. - 30th. A discussion with local craftsmen upon the policy of the movement. - THe national inferiority complex. - The Funaki family potters at Fujina. - Making lead glazed slipware with tweleve assistants. - The Sushai Brotherhood of Buddhist potters: imitations of my drawings. - June 6th. The annual craft conference at Tottori. - Out report on the conference in England. - The importance of international as well as national exchange of thought. - Three requisite humilities. - 15th. Back to Matsue. - Mr Abe the paper maker of Yakumo. - The Matsudaira tea room. - The Hearn museum. - The best food in Japan at the Kongoin Temple. - Bones too long, joints too stiff. - 16th. Back again to Tottori to draw the sand dunes. - 18th. To my dentist frined Dr Horicuchi in Kyoto. - Tomimoto. - The Katsura palace. - Rocks in Japanese gardens. - 19th. Back to Tokyo. - 'Neubai', the month of rain. - Fear of the dark. - 23rd. The women's art university. - The opening of hte British council offices. - 25th. A 'Coronation' dinner at the Korin club. - A talk with Mr Yamamoto. - 30th. Robert Blyth author of 'Zen in English literature'. - 5. Hamada's Mashiko. - July 1st, 1953. Eighty miles north to Mashiko. - The chairman of local government. - Richard Hieb. - Hamada's family and set-up in the background of a small potter's town. - Wood shortage. - 3rd. Treatment of visitors. - Local clay and potter's wheels. - 4th. Footwear. - Summer sun after the rainy season. - Hieb's Japanese. - 6th. The working day. - Physical discomforts. - The order of the bath. - 7th. The Corean tragedy. - Hamada's clay textures, throwing procedure, state of mind and sense of form contrasted with ours. - 9th. Pot drying in sun and shower. - Biscuit packing and firing. - How to stoke a damp kiln. - 12th. Clay valley. - The chorus of the frogs. - 14th. Glazing. - Visitors, the Krings from Worcester, Mass. and local minor officials.. - 15th to 18th. Shopping in Tokyo, back by car with Yanagi.. - 19th. Opening stoneware kiln fired in my absence. - Pots set upon seashells. - 20th. Visit to Silk village. - Yanagi's criticism. - Nasu hot springs. - A gathering to the intellectuals and officials of the province. - 28th. Summer heat, damp and insects. - Visit to the seaside: sunburn. - 30th. The town festival. - Minagawa the painter of teapots. - Dog's hair brushes. - Minagawa and the Emperor. - Hamada's friend Sakuma. - Stories of humility. - 6. In the mountains. Matsumoto. - August 3rd, 1953. The Japanese Alps. - The Kazanso hotel. - The emperor's room. - The valley of Matsumoto. - The gardeners. - 9th. No-man's land of dreams. - 11th. New Japan. - 'The way of the potter, east and west'.. - 19th. An excursion. - Nagano station. - A mountain village. - Togakushi; Zenkoji temple and popular Buddhism. - The 'Haiku' poet, Issa's, last home. - Lake Nojiri and half-cast accommodation. - Radio in the bus. - Fruit in Japan. - 23rd. Another excursion through mountain villages to Lake Suwa. - 25th. The old curio dealer. - Designing western furniture with local craftsmen. - Spet. 1st. Origins of Japanese pottery. - We climb our 6,000 ft. peak. - The wild flowers. - We see the film 'Moulin Rouge'. - A banker's 'expensive water'. - 3rd. Book work. - 4th. The Kyoto cake maker. - Eels from Tamba. - 6th. 'Sen cha', the cult of green tea. - 9th. Buddhist culture from China and Industrial culture from the west. - 10th. A pure and lovely nun. - 11th. Across the valley of Matsumoto. - 13th. Back to Tokyo and Mashiko. - Work there and at St Ives contrasted. - 18th. Okinawan folk. - 19th. Back to the mountains. - Lecture at Matsumoto university. - 20th. Journey to the high Alps, Kamikochi. - September 24th. A furniture factory at Matsumoto. - 27th. Drawings for local postcards. - Mounting Japanese Kakemono. - 28th. A poetess calls. - Giving and receiving presents in Japan. - 30th. Spirit over matter, or matter over spirit, out dilemma. - 7. Around the main island in harvest time. - October 2nd, 1953. 250 miles north to Ichinoseki. - Chusonji Temple. - 50 miles to the Morioka hotel designed by craftsmen. - Chinese script by modern artists. - Woollen textiles by Oikawa. - 7th. To Aomori in the extreme north. - Prehistoric Jomon pottery. - 37 miles inland to Lake Towada. - 10th. Pachinko. - Hirosaki. - Harvest time. - 11th. Niigata. - Echibition of Hamada's work and mine. - 12th. A Japanese manor house. - Ming porcelain ordered by Japanese tea masters. - Mr Tanaka's Corean Ri pots. - Their significance to us. - A crowded day. - Rotarian lunch, two lectures, a great dinner and open forum discussion, photographers and the press. - 14th. 150 miles of coastline to stay with Sukeemon Ito in the village of Nō. - His collection of Tomimoto pots. - 16th. Toyama. - Mr Ohara's 'Vinilon' Factory. - 17th. Reception by Governor Takatsuji. - Films and lectures. - An inland detour toward the Japanese Alps, Yohanna, Folk dances, Gokayama and remote upland life. - 23rd. Back to the coast and on to Kanazawa. - More receptions and lectures. - Yamashiro spar near old Kutani and the Suda potter's family. - Yanagi returns and young Suzuki arrives. - Work in the Sudas' pottery. - The local craftsmen. - Dying traditions. - Looking at old pots with Hamada. - The hard way forward. - Morita and my early days in Japan. - 28th. Suzuki's history and his stories abotu Yangi. - November 2nd. Farewell until next spring. - 8. Back in Tokyo and Kyoto. - Novemeber 3rd, 1953. Roads, traffic and bicycles. - 7th. Takumi exhibition. - 8th. The signing of pots and imitation. - Lectures at Utsunomya and Nagano. - Cuckoo and nightingale. - The Kichizaemon Edo tea bowl. - 15th. Tomimoto's poem, 'The red Sazanka will bloom again'. - 20th. The need for an overall world faith. - 21st. With Tomimoto to the 'Hari Han' hotel. - 22nd. Visit to the Zen temple, Daitokuji. - 23rd. A visit to Koyetsu's Takagamine village. - 25th. A film called 'Muhomono' (Lawless Man). - Shizuoka and its industrial art school. - 26th. Letter to an Italian sculptor on north and south and on our Greek inheritance. - December 16th. Back to Tokyo and my study of Japanses history between A.D. 1558 and A.D. 1743. - Animals in Japan and China. - Christmas letters. - 17th. Christmas tress in Tokyo. - 18. Kanze Nō. - 25th. Christmas day. - 9. Onda. - April 1st, 1954. South to Kyushu via the Inland sea. - Onda of the mountain plates. - Preparation of clay with Chinese water stamps. - 8th. The first gathering at the Sakamoto house. - Hamada and Kawai return, work commences.. - 11th. Visit of young potters from Koishibara. - Discussion at night, 'What did I think of Picasso as a potter?'. - 12th. Spring festival. - Pulling English handles. - The unknown craftsman at home and his methods. - The copying of my pots, imitation and integrations. - Takeichi Kawai returns to Kyoto. - 21st. The firing of the kiln. - 22nd. The last day and Governor Hosoda's visit. - 23rd. Koishibara potters' village over the mountains. - 27th. Return to Kyoto, recuperation at the Horiuchis' home.. - A Tomimoto story and a visit with him to the First Kenzan's Kiln site at Narutaki and to his house in the compound of the Nanaki temple. - May 12th. Return to Tokyo. - 10. Conclusions and farewells. - May 15th, 1954. Annual craft meeting at Utsunomya. - My protest against 'copying' individual design. - 'Tengu Samma'. - Second journey to Kanazawa. - A visit to a local potter. - Early and late Kutani wares. - Pots by the First Kenzan and copies. - June 29th. Back to Tokyo for the Takashimaya exhibition by Tomimoto, Kawai, Hamada and myself. - Why Japanese copy our errors. - Mr Koyama's exhibition of western pottery at Kamkura. - The great Daibutsu. - Mr Akaboshi's collection of Corean Ri porcelain. - The unwritten book on Corean pottery by Mr Asakawa. - August 6th. Matsumoto once again. - Janet Darnell. - The little nun. - My books' progress. - Yanagi, Hamada and Kawai arrive. - The background of Yanagi's book on pottery. - 'Mu' and Yanagi's contribution to aesthetics. - Reintegration. - Shinichi Suzuki the teacher of violin and his tone-deaf pupils. - A Japanese angler. - A telephone call from UNESCO. - Strange foods. - September 10th. The UNESCO conference. - The Japanese craft movement ignored. - My committee's recommendations. - Scant attention to Asiatic culture, education or craftsmanship. - My please as an English craftsman. - Visit to Dr Suzuki at Kamakura. - Oriental and Occidental concepts of God. His story of the rounds of Heaven. - October 18th. Last journey to Mashiko. - Prince Mikasa. - Tamba Kiln. - Tomimoto and Horiuchi. - I buy a set of Kenzan dishes. - Farewell dinner at the Alaska restaurant. - Mr Bavier's song of parting. - November 16th. My final exhibition at Mitsugoshi. - 20th. Farewell gathering at he museum. - 26th. Night depature at Tokyo airport. - Glossary. - Index
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Glossaire. Index
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Folk art -- Japan
Art populaire -- Japon
NK4167. .L4 1960x
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