RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono

RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono

RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
This is a well-made and beautiful RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Pottery Sculpture, by noted Japanese – American Claremont, California modernist Takao Tomono (1935 -). This work depicts an abstract and modern Brutalist design, with both Japanese and American MCM influences. The artist told me that the title of this work was: Escalator. The glaze of this teapot is robust and roughly hewn, displaying a traditional Wabi Sabi effect. This work is signed: “Takao” on the base and was acquired directly from the estate of the artist. Likely dating to the 1960’s – 1970’s. Approximately 14 inches long x 7 5/8 inches tall x 4 1/4 inches wide. The sale of this work will include an original 1960’s promotional flyer by the artist as an assertion and representative certificate of authenticity. Please check out my other listings for more wonderful and unique artworks! Takao Tomono (20th century) was active/lived in California / Japan. Takao Tomono is known for Etching. BORN : 1935, Tokyo, Japan. STUDIED : Attended Hosei Univ. Tokyo, Japan, 1958; Colorado Univ. Summer, 1965; Pomona College, Claremont, Ca. DISTINCTIONS : Pomona College Scholarship, 1966-67. Blaisdell Institute Scholarship, 1968-70. Lucien Labaudt Gallery, San Francisco, 1967. Ceramic Design Show, Rio Hondo Jr. Los Angeles Printmaking Society Member Show, Inner City Gallery, L. Fifteenth Annual All California Exhibit, Laguna Beach Art Asso. EXPERIENCE : Member, Los Angeles Printmaking Society. “Takao Tomono, actor in Toho Troupe from Japan entering Pomona College, exhibited pottery in sale arranged by Pumphouse Potters, Upland, LAT, August 25, 1966, page SG 3; won the “Sub that Wouldn’t Sink award at First Annual Regatta, Scripps College, LAT, June 8, 1969, page SG A 7; acts in Kabuki Theater, Pomona College, Claremont, LAT, January12, 1972, page G 9; tenor singer in the Monday Evening Concert program, LA County Museum, LAT, April 26, 1972, page H 13; participates in lecture/demonstration of Kabuki theater, at Hacienda/La Puente Unified School District, LAT, April 25, 1974, page SG 13; in charge of makeup and wigs for English version of a Kabuki play put on at Pomona College, LAT, December 7, 1977, page F 34. This item is in the category “Art\Art Sculptures”. The seller is “willsusa_utzeqm” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.
  • Size: Small
  • Region of Origin: California, USA
  • Handmade: Yes
  • Artist: Takao Tomono
  • Production Technique: Pottery
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Style: Mid Century Modern, Modern, Brutalist, Brutalism, Wabi Sabi, Japanese, Abstract, Expressionism, Modernism
  • Item Height: 7 5/8 in
  • Item Width: 4 1/4 in
  • Material: Pottery, Ceramic & Porcelain, Clay
  • Time Period Produced: 1960-1969
  • Format: Sculpture
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Title: \
  • Features: One of a Kind (OOAK)
  • Subject: Stairs, Brutalist
  • Certificate of Authenticity (COA): Yes
  • Culture: Japanese
  • Item Length: 14 in
  • Signed: Yes
  • Signed By: Takao Tomono
  • COA Issued By: Estate of Takao Tomono
  • Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original

RARE Vintage Mid Century Modern Japanese Brutalist Sculpture Takao Tomono
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