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Ceramic Figurines by Claire Partington Put a Contemporary Twist on Historical Symbols

 Art #animals #anthropomorphic #ceramics #figurines #porcelain January 11, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Claire Partington, shared with permission Citing traditional portraiture and figurative ceramics, London-based artist Claire Partington (previously) sculpts grand characters with a dose of contemporary wit: Lavishly outfitted women lose their heads to anthropomorphized octopuses, a flip flop-wearing fairy dozes alongside …

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Tiny Faces Animate Minimal Mugs and Planters by Ceramicist Rami Kim

 Art #ceramics #faces #tableware #vessels January 7, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Rami Kim Enjoy the company of Rami Kim’s minimally sculpted personalities emerging from her footed planters, mugs, and other ceramic pieces. The artist and animator (previously), who gravitates toward bright monochromatic finishes and simple patterns, creates a wide array of vessels …

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Melding Two Crafts, Caroline Harrius Embroiders and Cross-Stitches Ceramic Vessels

 Craft #ceramics #cross-stitch #embroidery #pottery #vessels December 31, 2021 Anna Marks All images © Caroline Harrius, shared with permission Stockholm-based ceramicist Caroline Harrius (previously) embroiders vases with floral patterns that explore the relationships between gender and craft and decoration and purpose. Distorting perceptions, the delicate pieces appear as though Harrius wrapped stitched fibers around …

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Waves of Engraved Lines Texture the Emotional Figures Sculpted by En Iwamura

 Art #ceramics #clay #emotions #sculpture December 17, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © En Iwamura, courtesy of Ross + Kramer Gallery, shared with permission From hunks of clay, artist En Iwamura (previously) sculpts minimal forms with wildly varied facial expressions that range from shock and surprise to moody contemplation. Etched across the surface of …

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Hyperrealistic Ceramic Sculptures by Christopher David White Mimic the Splintered Texture of Decaying Wood

 Art #ceramics #hyperrealism #sculpture #trompe l’oeil #wood December 16, 2021 Grace Ebert “Carbon Footprint.” All images © Christopher David White, shared with permission In his Richmond studio, artist Christopher David White (previously) practices an alchemy of materials as he transforms slabs of clay into deceptive sculptures and functional objects that appear carved from hunks …

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Concentric Vessels Nest Within Larger Forms in Matthew Chambers’ Perplexing Ceramic Sculptures

 Art #abstract #ceramics #sculptures December 14, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Matthew Chambers, shared with permission At once minimal and endlessly confounding, the elegant ceramic vessels that Matthew Chambers (previously) creates are precisely scaled iterations of the same shape. His hypnotic sculptures are comprised of individual, wheel-thrown pieces in varying sizes that are …

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Meticulous Sculptures by Artist Carol Long Highlight the Curved Lines and Colorful Embellishments Found in Nature

 Art Craft #animals #ceramics #insects #plants #pottery November 30, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Carol Long, shared with permission Honoring the humble shape of the vessel is at the center of Carol Long’s practice. From her studio in rural Kansas, the artist throws simple ceramic cylinders that she contorts into supple butterfly wings,  …

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From Canine Ceramics to Abstract Constructions, a Group Show Opens Hashimoto Contemporary’s Los Angeles Space

 Art #ceramics #painting #sculpture October 1, 2021 Grace Ebert Laura Berger, “I Remember the Smell of the Sage” (2021), oil on canvas, 48 x 36 inches. All images courtesy of Hashimoto Contemporary, shared with permission Ranging from Dan Lam’s drippy, neon blobs (previously) to the minimal, bodily paintings of Laura Berger (previously), an inaugural …

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Technicolor Chunks and Drips Trickle Down Textured Ceramic Vessels Sculpted by Brian Rochefort

 Art Craft #ceramics #sculpture May 28, 2021 Grace Ebert “Paint Can 8” (2019), ceramic, glaze, glass fragments, 12 × 12 × 11 inches. All images © Brian Rochefort, by Marten Elder, courtesy of MASSIMODECARLO, shared with permission Bulging hunks of glaze and smooth, speckled drips flow from Brian Rochefort’s chunky ceramic sculptures. The Los …

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Colorful Glazes Coat Exquisite Vessels Sculpted with Smooth Sloping Porcelain

 Art Craft #ceramics #porcelain #vessels May 24, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Sophie Cook, shared with permission. Photo by Josephine Cottrell for Maud and Mabel Sophie Cook sculpts delicate porcelain into teardrops, bottles, and pods with swollen bases and long bowed necks. Often evoking the colors of the Suffolk landscape surrounding her studio, …

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