Tag Archives: ceramic

Wheel thrown vases, cups and bowls pleasingly hand-finished before glazing by ceramic artist Abe Haruya.

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The cephalotastic work of ceramic artist Keiko Masumoto – her oeuvre being traditional vessels incongruously intersected by things – in this case, octopi.

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Porcelain punished by Montreal based artist Laurent Craste who sez of his ceramic snuff:

I regard the inventory of original models from the main 18th and 19th century European porcelain manufacturers and use these models as a basis for research on the status of the collectibles, by subjecting them to a practice of deconstruction and violent alteration of their formal structures, or by contaminating their traditional decorations through a subversive process of subject substitution.

Fair enough.

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Animal sculptures wrapped in five-needle lace, handmade cotton crochet webbing by Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos. The animals are reproductions of oversized ceramic pieces by the 19th century Portuguese artisan Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro (1846-1905).

The idea being to one-up the works with an overlay of feminine domesticity, radicalising preconceived notions of modernism, tradition and motherhood.

Where is your God now?

And we’re done here.

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Artist Betty Ridsdel’s flayed and dissected ceramics – part of an ongoing project to show that ceramics can be a form of art as well as a craft.

QED.

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