Hitoshi Morimoto (English)

An interview with Hitoshi Morimoto

When I visited Morimoto at his studio in Okayama, I could feel the beauty of his life in the wild flowers arranged here and there and the hospitality with tea. Morimoto is a potter attracting attention from abroad as an artist who breathes new life into traditional Bizen Pottery with his excellent sense of form, dignity and lightness. We asked him about his story so far.

Morimoto says that he has been good at drawing since he was a child. When he entered high school, he started helping his father, a potter, fire the kiln...