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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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Hundreds of Hand-Sculpted Flowers and Leaves Envelop Porcelain Vessels by Artist Hitomi Hosono

 Art #flowers #leaves #porcelain #sculpture #vessels November 2, 2021 Grace Ebert “A Tall Tsutsuji Tower” (2021), molded, carved, and hand-built porcelain, 34 x 27 centimeters. All images courtesy of Adrian Sassoon, shared with permission Japanese artist Hitomi Hosono (previously) translates the billowing leaves of an underwater plant or the clusters of Hawthorn tree flowers …

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Shattered Porcelain Fragments Are Elegantly Bonded in Kintsugi Sculptures by Yeesookyung

 Art #kintsugi #porcelain #sculpture October 26, 2021 Grace Ebert “Translated Vase” (2018), ceramic shards, epoxy, and 24K gold leaf, 102 × 77 × 77 centimeters. All images by Yang Ian, courtesy of Massimo De Carlo, shared with permission Seoul-based artist Yeesookyung (previously) fuses Korean and Japanese craft traditions in her elegant, gilded sculptures. Blending …

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Traditional Chinese Characters and Motifs Cover Ming Lu’s Porcelain Busts and Ducks

 Art #birds #busts #porcelain #sculpture June 18, 2021 Grace Ebert “Dialogue, Reaching the Station We’ll Never Reach” (2019), blue and white porcelain, 26 x 18 x 18 centimeters. All images © Ming Lu, shared with permission Artist Ming Lu melds multiple facets associated with Chinese culture in her delicate blue-and-white porcelain works. She utilizes …

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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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Massive Curved Vaults Mimicking Traditional Kilns House a Jingdezhen Museum Dedicated to Porcelain Production

 Design #architecture #bricks #museums #porcelain April 9, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Studio Zhu-Pei Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China is widely recognized as the porcelain capital of the world with a more than 2,000-year history of producing prized ceramics. As an homage to that tradition, architects from Studio Zhu-Pei constructed an open-air structure with towering …

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