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Collection Highlight



The Naturamica exhibition begins with “Exploring Nature”.Mythology and legends were born of the fear that ancient people had unknown force of nature.As mankind’s knowledge of nature has vastly progressed,displayed in this section are works that convey ceramic artists’ respect for nature and explore the primitive connection between pottery and nature. In addition to using earth as the medium and wood as fuel,humans have developed using other natural materials in ceramic creation.In”Utilizing Nature” section,you may find works incorporating techniques including wood firing,pit firing,smoke firing,salt firing,or bone china. In “Representing Nature”,cultural and ecological environment are visualized by artists with their own observations.The connection between pottery and nature culminates in the “Caring for Nature”section.Mankind’s overexploitation of nature has caused catastrophes,and ceramic artists use their language,ceramic art,to call for social awareness.