Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Caroline Slotte

conceptual ceramic artist
born in finland, working in norway
works mostly by manipulating found materials

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Motherwell and Leiter - 1958

saul leiter
canopy, 1958

robert motherwell
the blackness of black, 1958

Mizuyo Yamashita

japanese ceramicist working in london
thrown cylinder vessels
stoneware clays, porcelains and stone

images via mizuyo yamashita

Monday, December 11, 2017

Akiko Hirai

Akiko Hirai
Poppy Seed Vase
adheres to the zen design principle, shibui, favoring subtle and simple beauty
shibui objects often include small and surprising details
approx. 6 x 5 inches

collection:  mine
image via maud & mabel
her work is included in the exhibit "Things of Beauty Growing": British Studio Pottery
Yale Center for British Art, exhibit now closed
next at
The Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge
March 20 - June 18, 2018

Holland Sofa

holland sofa
beautiful reproduction of an 1810-1820 regency sofa

photo via will fisher's jamb, london

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Yoriko Murayama

woven textile work
sericin silk, abaca
plain weaving, ikat

Monday, December 4, 2017

Clare Twomey

concept installation
handmade unfired china
clay flowers

The Royal Academy of Arts, London
images via clare twomey

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Roman Mouse

Roman Bronze Mouse
1 3/4 inches long
circa 1st-2nd century a.d.

Antiquities sale
December 6, 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Sargent Sketch

John Singer Sargent
Candelabra with Roses, circa 1885
oil on board

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Still Life - Silver & Gold

William Nicholson

The Lustre Bowl with Green Peas, 1911
National Galleries Scotland

Gold Jug, 1937
The Royal Collection