Japanese, 20th century, male.
Born 1918; died 1979, in Kyoto.
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 ...