Archive for the ‘ceramics’ Category

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30Sep11

Kate MacDowell‘s ceramics are beautiful-yet-creepy in their ghost white color and mixture of nature with human anatomy or animal critters. In her statement, she explains man’s efforts to be one with the natural world ultimately lead to man’s vulnerability to their own destructive process. This point of view is presently suggested in these pieces. I […]


I was researching Boris Kustodiev and came across the ceramic teapots of Noi Volkov, so Boris is on hold for now. Like Fischer in my last post based his work on significant pieces of art history, Volkov appeals to his artist predecessors for subjects of his work. Granted, these pieces are rather kitschy in so […]