Juliette Clovis Ceramic Sculptures Turn Women Into Hybrid Beings

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Juliette Clovis is a multidisciplinary french contemporary artist. Her plastic work is organized around 3 big topics that are the links between human and nature, the opposition between life and death and the dialogue between tradition and modernity. For years, Juliette Clovis worked on female identity and the representation of women in contemporary society and its history. In her most recent works, her women are completely transformed into hybrid beings, mixes of history, myths and chimerical ...  View More
February 24, 2017 Megan

“Manga Ormolu”: Brendan Tang Blends Classic Ceramic With Mecha

In a hybrid series titled "Manga Ormulu", Brendan Lee Satish Tang Successfully combines fine antiques with a bit of pop-culture. Vases in Ming-Dynasty style are fused with partial mecha objects seen in futuristic Japanese anime and manga ("Mecha" are robotic vehicles controlled by a human pilot). Manga Ormolu opens a dialogue on contemporary culture, technology, and globalization through a fabricated relationship between ceramic tradition (using the form of Chinese Ming dynasty vessels) and ...  View More
October 27, 2016 Joshua

Ceramic Mugs That Replicate Used Cardboard By Tim Kowalczyk

Ceramic artist Tim Kowalczyk is drawn to objects of little material value like crushed tin cans and ripped up cardboard. He finds beauty in these typical throw-aways, an attraction to the history embedded in their wrinkles and folds. To memorialize these items Kowalczyk creates their likeness in clay, creating works that look exactly like mugs haphazardly formed from cardboard with “Please Handle With Care” stickers still stuck to their sides.  View More
October 16, 2016 Tiffany