[New article] Toward Crafts in the Adjacency Region and in Daily Life

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Craft Gallery moved to Kanazawa City in Ishikawa Prefecture, opening in October 2020 as simply the National Crafts Museum (see our article on the opening here). I sat down with the museum’s senior researcher, Hisaho Hanai, to ask how the view of kogei, traditional Japanese craft, differs between the Imperial Palace and the cities, and about the climate of Hokuriku and the history of Kutani porcelain, her own field of study.

 

Click here for the interview.