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Akio Takamori

 (born 1950)
Akio Takamori is active/lives in Washington, Missouri / Japan.  Akio Takamori is known for ceramic figural sculpture.

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Akio Takamori


Akio Takamori's ceramic sculptures evoke an eerie sense of reality and presence. Often drawn from childhood memories of small-village life in Japan, his standing and sleeping figures depict ordinary people going about their day-to-day existence. Another body of Akio's work consists of ceramic vessels, often painted with erotic images.

Takamori was born in 1950 in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan. He studied art at Masashino Art College, Tokyo, before moving to the U.S. in 1974. He received a BFA at the Kansas City Art Institute in 1976 and an MFA at Alfred University in New York in 1978. Since 1993 he has been a faculty member in the University of Washington School of Art.

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About  Akio Takamori

Born:  1950 - Niobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan
Known for:  ceramic figural sculpture