Naoki Nomura Exhibition “The Story of the Earth” to Open at Tsutaya Ginza

24.January.2022 | FASHION / SPOT

From January 15 until February 4, 2022, an exhibition of Naoki Nomura’s works will be on display at the Tsutaya location in Ginza, Tokyo. The art show will feature ten ceramic works created between 2015 and 2021, tracing Nomura’s history and growth as an artist. 

Rain. 2020

Strawberry Girl. 2020

 

 

Naoki Nomura was familiar with clay before he became an artist. Fascinated by the firing of clay and the beautiful colors of finished ceramics, Nomura’s works are inspired by daily life. Fans of the artist’s work have fallen in love with his strangely adorable ‘creatures,’ each featuring a strange appearance. Some are wearing seasonal fruits, others have distinctive hairstyles, and all of them have ambiguous and unreadable expressions. 

 

Visitors are invited to imagine their own stories as they wander the exhibition.

 

Comment from the Artist

There are so many little discoveries to be made in our daily lives.

Through our encounters with various objects and people, through our casual conversations, our imagination expands and we invent our own stories. 

The characters from my own stories take up residence in my mind and using my hands, I have brought them into the real world.

Naoki Nomura

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