Easter inspiration arrives in many forms, including these glazed porcelain eggs from Nashville-based Becca Jane Koehler.
Pablo Picasso’s daughter Paloma once said: ‘We had a menagerie in the house. My father was like St. Francis of Assisi – animals couldn’t resist his aura.’ The Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker and ceramicist had an enduring love of the animal kingdom.
In recent years, the ceramics world has exploded with booming markets and rising demand for everything from unique, hand crafted tableware to collectible art pieces. Returning for its 15th year this weekend, Ceramic Art London is a hotly anticipated confirmation of contemporary interest in this ancient art form. […]
The natural world inspires and informs ceramic artist Lauren Blakey, resulting in a powerful recitation of nature and biology throughout her work.
No, not eggs, although those are definitely egg cartons. Guess again. This is Hatchery, by London-based artist Viviana Troya, made up of hundreds of identical ceramic models of the Virgin Mary’s head.
Ceramist Janet Macpherson is acclaimed for her technically complex use of slip-cast porcelain in the creation of intricate animal forms. The Gardiner Museum commissioned her to do a special solo multimedia exhibition in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary this year. It’s called A Canadian Bestiary.