Chariots on Fire Presents:

Each exhibit is an opportunity to play host to unexpected collaborations, evolving conversations and to discover surprising points of view. Please follow us or join our mailing list - we would love to see you at our next gathering. 

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EXHIBIT 09 // FEBRUARY 24 & 26 2017

"MAKOTO KAGOSHIMA CERAMICS" BOOK LAUNCH At CHARIOTS ON FIRE
February 26, 2017
12-5pm

Also at PRINTED MATTER'S LA ART BOOK FAIR

Booth U06: wHY Objects Workshop x Art Catalogues at LACMA

February 24, 2017
5-6pm

TOKYO BOOK LAUNCH:
MORIOKA SHOTEN
February 7 - 12, 2017

"A single room with a single book"
Suzuki Building
1-28-15 Ginza, Chuo-Ku
Tokyo, Japan


EXHIBIT 08 // DECEMBER 2016

POLLY WALES FINE JEWERLY TRUNK SHOW

We are excited to host an evening with Polly Wales.

Trunk Show Dec. 7, 4-7pm


EXHIBIT 07 // OCTOBER 13 2016

CHARIOTS ON FIRE PRESENTS: SLIPWARE POTTER JUBA TENSHIN

Please join us to welcome Juba Tenshin from the Rokko mountainside of Kobe, Japan for Juba's first solo show in the USA.

Following the traditional slipware method, Juba Tenshin creates an expressive body of work that is perfectly imperfect, functional and beautiful for the home or culinary delights.

Unique patterns are formed from liquid clay "slip" that is poured onto the clay surface and combed through with pine needles collected from Juba's backyard.

13 OCTOBER 6-8PM
RECEPTION WITH ARTIST


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EXHIBIT 05 // JULY 2016

MAKOTO KAGOSHIMA-SUMMER 2016

A summer tradition at Chariots on Fire! We welcome Makoto Kagoshima back to Venice with a new body of ceramic work.

Available From 28 JULY
28 JULY 6-8PM
RECEPTION WITH ARTIST
& SMALL BITES by TAKAHASHI YOSHIKO of S/S/A/W from TOKYO

 


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EXHIBIT 05 // JULY 2015

MAKOTO KAGOSHIMA-SUMMER 2015

23 JULY 6-8PM
RECEPTION WITH ARTIST
& SMALL BITES by TAKAHASHI YOSHIKO of S/S/A/W from TOKYO

 


EXHIBIT 04 // OCTOBER 2014

A TALE OF PLANT & POT-KOHEI ODA & ADAM SILVERMAN IN KYOTO

Following its successful launch at their home base in Los Angeles, Chariots on Fire presents a new chapter in the Tale of Plant & Pot show. The first showing of these specially commissioned, one-of-a-kind pieces, unveiled the natural alchemy of potter and horticulturalist at work. With this second installment, the intrepid team behind Chariots on Fire lead you on an adventure through Gion and Nishijin, two of the most historic parts of Kyoto.

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Download full press release (Japanese)

 


EXHIBIT 03 // AUGUST 2014

MAKOTO KAGOSHIMA-ODE TO SUMMER

Celebrating their first year of working with Makoto Kagoshima, Chariots on Fire welcomes Makoto back with a new body of ceramic work.

Pansies, roses, dianthus, smiling fish and fluttering butterflies – ceramic artist Makoto Kagoshima’s fairytale ode to Summer at Chariots on Fire will be on view from 24 August 2014.

We will be open from 3-6pm on Sunday August 24th.

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EXHIBIT 02 // APRIL 2014

A TALE OF PLANT & POT (LA)

"The union of Oda’s tantalizing succulents and Silverman’s pottery, which exudes its own exotic allure, has yielded objects that somehow transcend art and nature into the realm of the sublime. The show is not to be missed."

- Architectural Digest April 2014


Fascinated by the relationship of art to nature, Chariots on Fire has commissioned renowned LA-based potter Adam Silverman to create a new set of work filled with the plant artistry of Kohei Oda, owner of Qusamura, an award-winning plant shop in Japan. While the two will work independently they will be sharing a common vision based on their love of the natural world and the age-old harmony between pot and plant. The result is an exchange of ideas designed like the best of relationships, formed by common interest and a shared understanding of space and form. 

On View 23 April - 7 May 2014. Reception with Artists 27 April 2014.

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EXHIBIT 01 // AUGUST 2013

MAKOTO KAGOSHIMA

Please join us to welcome Makoto Kagoshima of Fukuoka, Japan for his first solo show in the USA.