Kondo Takahiro- Waves of Ink: Painting in Porcelain
September 13 - October 28, 2016
For nearly forty years, Joan B Mirviss LTD has specialized in a broad range of Japanese fine art including scrolls, screens, prints and ceramics. A driving force behind the introduction of modern and contemporary Japanese ceramics to the West, Joan Mirviss has advised and built collections for many museums and private collectors worldwide.
As the leading gallery for Japanese ceramics, Joan B Mirviss LTD organizes six to seven exhibitions each year dedicated to modern and contemporary clay art. These shows bring the artwork of Japan's foremost ceramists as well as previously unknown contemporary talents to the attention of the public. Artists such as Akiyama Yo, Fujikasa Satoko, Hoshino Satoru and Kayoko, Kato Yasukage, Katsumata Chieko, Kawase Shinobu, Ogawa Machiko, Miyashita Zenji, Koike Shoko, Sakiyama Takayuki, and many others represented by the gallery, are visionaries in this exciting and increasingly popular field, paving the way for a new era in Japanese contemporary ceramics.
Since she first began dealing in Japanese art nearly forty years ago, Joan Mirviss has always offered a fine selection of antique, traditional Japanese hanging scrolls, folding screens and woodblock prints (ukiyo-e) . The highest quality prints in superb condition by iconic artists such as Harunobu, Utamaro, Hokusai, Hiroshige, and Yoshitoshi are available at Joan B Mirviss LTD. In the area of fine and important, museum-quality paintings, there are typically fine scroll paintings available from the Rimpa, Maruyama-shijo, Zenga, Tosa, Kano, ukiyo-e traditions by artists such as Kiitsu, Hoitsu, Rosetsu, Jakuchu, Jiun, Okyo, Keibun, and Sekka.