The experimental Japanese potter and artist Takuro Kuwata has a passion for creating bright pots that make people feel happy when they see them. He finds artistic expression through the natural qualities and characteristics of the materials he works with.
In this series of pieces there is a development in the idea that certain aesthetic qualities are contained, but concealed within the same piece. To appreciate the entirety, the individual qualities must be revealed which in the process creates an aesthetic tension thus completing the work. Read more
Photos: Rocking Bowl by Ben Davis.
London’s museum of the home, The Geffrye Museum, is once again holding its successful exhibition of ceramics titled; Ceramics in the City. It features beautiful work from well known potters, but also some new kids on the block.
Much of the display will be on sale starting at a few pounds for small objects up to several hundred pounds for more ambitious pieces. Its is your chance to get a piece of ceramic art that you can actually use. Read more
Photos: Björn Allerman
We tend to regard burning things as consuming or perhaps spoiling what is burnt. But Nicholas Kerl’s Tortoise challenges this notion to create what he describes as a ‘mood lighting object’. You might also call it a lamp shade, but that seems a bit modest for such a beautiful thing. Read more