Larson was born in the southern Swedish city Harlunda
in 1931. She went to the art school in Gothenburg and took ceramic for her career.
1954 at the design competition in Helsinki, her unique talent fascinated Stig
Lindberg who was the leading person in Swedish ceramic and also the director of
Gustavsberg’s porcelain factory.
And after the graduation, she was employed at Gustavsberg’s porcelain factory
between 1954 and 1980. During her work there she created several hundred
different designs, like the series of “Lilla Zoo (Little Zoo)” that were
first products by the artist, and she has become a popular ceramist in
leaving Gustavsberg’s porcelain factory in 1979, Lisa Larson continued working
very actively as a development ceramist for the world. In 1992 the Ceramic Studio Gustavsberg was
founded and began reproducing works created earlier by Lisa Larson. After that
many products of Lisa Larson like warm and cute animal form ceramics and also
rather naive human figures have been sold and are now very popular in the
are planning the first retrospective exhibition of Lisa Larson in Japan who is
today one of the most known and impressive Swedish ceramic artists. Through the exhibition, you can see wide scope of activities and principal
works including the life style of the artist.
ⓒLisa Larson / Thomas Carlgren
|Outline of this exhibition
【Date & Place】
10 September - 23 September, 2014
19 Novenber - 8 Desember 2014
Hankyu Umeda Gallery
7 March - 7 June, 2015
The Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park,
the Museum of Contemporary Ceramic Art
10 June - 16 June 2015
JR Nagoya Takashimaya
28 July - 28 September 2015
Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi
17 September - 28 September 2015
14 October - 26 October 2015
Participating museums and department store
NHK Service Center Inc.
Embassy of Sweden in Japan
Fin Air, Fin Air Cargo
【Produced and Cooperated by】
Art Impression Inc.
[Realized by ]
Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha, Ltd.