Ceramics pick of the month: Maryam Riazi

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To understand the work of Maryam Riazi, on our series "ceramics pick of the month," it is essential to know where she is from. Maryam grew up in Persia, actual Iran, in a city called Shiraz. A city celebrated for being the heartbeat of the Persian culture, therefore home to poets, culture, and art. It is located on a beautiful green …

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Ceramics Pick Of The Month: Yuko Nishikawa

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Yuko Nishikawa is a Japanese born ceramic artist, based in New York. She aims to use ceramics as a medium to enhance feelings. Yuko wants to makes you feel "piku-piku", a Japanese onomatopoeia word that refers to involuntary movements caused by accidental contact. Her mission is to make you feel "piku-piku", which means to tickle something inside you. 1//Her background: Yuko Nishikawa …

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Ceramics pick of the month – Nüüd Ceramics

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Last winter I gave a trend talk at the Academy of Arts in Tallin, Estonia. I still remember very well the public academy (made me think on how important it is to have art academies as public institutions) and its amazing building, the first digital black board I got to write on and a very creative student crowd. Ever since, I …

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The imaginative ceramics by Irina Razumovskaya

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Today we want to introduce you to the imaginative ceramics by Russian artist Irina Razumovskaya, whose encounter with art started when she was as little as 5 years old and with regular visits to the Hermitage Museum and the Kustodiev Art School the following year. Irina was never too fond of Russian “cliché” cultural attributes. But after some time living in the UK, …

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Ceramics pick of the month: Turi Heisselberg

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We found the last image of this post and immediately thought of 3D print. To our surprise, Danish ceramicist Turi Heisselberg builds her pieces all by hand and we are happy share her work between object and artwork in our Ceramicist of the month series. She has been working on different series and shapes as you can observe below but always …

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A playful act by ceramics artist Julen Ussia

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As we know by now, the general perception that our everyday spaces – figuratively and not - shrink, push a need for multi-functioning and flexible elements that make our life easier but also, add a more profound meaning to our life. Today, we would like to introduce you to a young Spanish talent who Gudy mentioned as well in her last …

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