Friday, May 31, 2013

Lorena Barrezueta

Pieces from Lorena Barrezuetta's Gourmet collection.
You can see more at her website.


Thursday, May 30, 2013

Hella Jongerius

Tests and the real thing by Hella Jongerius.
See more at her website.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Majolica Over Glaze

Marbled stoneware bowl with silicon carbide glaze, down fired with white majolica base.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Saturday, May 25, 2013


When I went downtown to visit the Jun Kaneko exhibit I was going to wander over to the lake and decided to pedestrian bridge. I was shocked to find that Maggie Daley Park is under construction and although it gave me some ideas for interior structure for some of my recent forms, I must lament the fact that a perfectly respectable park is being rebuilt instead of the city focusing on the numerous other issues.

Oh, Chicago.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Tanukis and Dangos

Images of the Tanukis and Dangos at the Millenium Park Boeing Galleries. Unfortunately the Jun Kaneko exhibition I was so excited to see has been closed off with crowd fencing and I haven't been brave enough to sneak in during the day. This at least gives you an idea of what the space looks like.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Paul Scott

Three Gorges I

Three Gorges II

After Bypass


Ghost Ships





Spode Closed, Kilns

Spode Closed, Engraving Workshop


Works by the very talented Paul Scott, who is defying the institutional boundaries between craft, design, and fine art in a variety of ways. Scott has produced functional and installation works along with teaching and writing. A contemporary icon of appropriating classic and historical ceramic forms and patterns into provocative pieces, he comments on the passing of old traditions and the reformation of the industrial landscape.

You can visit his Cumbrian Blues website here.