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Yagi, Katsuolocked

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1918; died 1979, in Kyoto.

Sculptor, ceramicist.

Yagi Katsuo took up sculpture and subsequently studied at the school of applied arts in Kyoto. He began his career as a professional draughtsman, but in 1952 he gave up his professional career and devoted himself to pottery, founding the Association of Contemporary Art. He took part in group exhi­bitions, with this group in particular, introducing pottery into the arena of mainstream art forms. In ...

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