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Hamada Shōji

Shōji Hamada was a Japanese potter. He was a significant influence on studio pottery of the twentieth century, and a major figure of the mingei folk-art movement, establishing the town of Mashiko as a world-renowned pottery centre. In 1955 he was designated a "Living National Treasure". Read more from Wikipedia →

Works by this artist in other museums: the Art Institute of Chicago.