Kei (Akira) Tanimoto

An excellent ceramic artist of Modern Iga

In 1948 He was born as an elder son of late Mr. Kousei (Mitsuo) Tanimoto who was famous from his study of wood-fired ancient Iga ceramics. Mr.Kei Tanimoto had learned European art from 1973 to 1975. He worked and studied at Mr.William Hayter' s atelier in Paris .In 1977 he returned to Japan and began making potteries with his father in Iga.

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