Keiko Matsui is a Japanese born, Australian based ceramic artist primarily working with porcelain and stoneware.
Matsui’s approach to the creation of both functional and non-functional objects is one of poetry and whimsy, yet always displaying the simplicity for which she is known. Stemming from her Japanese heritage and familiarity with the mending and restoring technique known as Kintsugi, by cutting and rejoining the clay, section by section, she alters and reforms the work utilising the traditional powdered gold and silver. Along with creating objects of simple beauty, making and reinterpreting objects is her focus. She investigates form and proportion, the profile or outline of a vessel and the interconnectedness between the interior and exterior.
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