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Writings — The Bear of Echizen

This page provides links to stories or previously published articles about Kumano-san, along with respresentative quotes.


The 2004 Kumano German Tour

" ... Europe's preeminent Japanese art dealer. This gentleman, who spent many hours hovering over the pieces, proclaimed that the originality and power of Kumano's work set him apart in the pottery world and that his works belonged alongside those of Brancusi and other great sculptural artists."

» See German Tour.


The Clan of One — The Bear Revisited

" ... it was the spiritual idea and the challenge of the hard fight that appealed to the him — wrestling with the forces that created his volcanic country, testing the true grit (the "warrior soul"?) of the famous veins of clay lines crisscrossing the landscape ... "

» See The Bear Revisited.


Kumano's Philosophy

" ... it was the spiritual idea and the challenge of the hard fight that appealed to the him — wrestling with the forces that created his volcanic country, testing the true grit (the "warrior soul"?) of the famous veins of clay lines crisscrossing the landscape ... "

» See Kumano's Philosophy.


Musings

"I think of little else except fire. ... I see fire as an amorphous being, one that can change into any shape, is very alive, and fears nothing ... "

» See Kumano's Musings.


 
   
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