Swimming Figure - by Japanese artist Yu Kobayashi
Like an artefact unearthed from an archeologist's dig this rare Raku fired figure is beautifully hand formed and displayed on a 'found-wood' base, signed.
We first collaborated with the renowned Japanese ceramic artist, Yu Kobayashi in 2013, when we invited her to visit us to talk about her work. Since then we have launched several online collections, hosted an exhibition, worked with The World of Interiors magazine to feature her home and studio in Makinohara and made a short film of her work.
"With the playfulness of an outsider artist, yet with the skill and understanding of a highly crafted ceramicist - her work is surprising and unique, referencing ancient cultures from Japan to Africa"
Read more about YU KOBAYASHI here...