Hakutai (A Thousand Years) by Naoki Takeyama

Plymouth was one of eight museums to win a share of £75,000 to buy their selected object thanks to Art Fund Collect, an initiative in collaboration with the Crafts Council aimed at championing contemporary craft and increasing its presence in UK collections.


Copper & enamel
Art Fund grant:
£6,000 ( Total: £6,000)
Acquired in:
Yufuku Gallery

This crinkling vessel-shaped form by the Japanese artist Takeyama has an asymmetric shape, cobalt blue colour and finishing touch of hand-painted flecks of silver leaf. The Art Fund presented another work by Takeyama to Birmingham at Art Fund Collect 2011.


Yufuku Gallery.

Venue details

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Drake Circus, PLYMOUTH Devon PL4 8AJ 01752 304774 www.plymhearts.org

Entry details

Free to all

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