1. the-clayprofessor:

    Kathryn Finnerty

  2. the-clayprofessor:

    Peter Karner

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  4. iheartmyart:

    Diederik Storms

    1. Ardent, plexiglass, wood, steel, 144 x 135 x 25 cm, 2012
    2. Unperceived, plexiglass, steel, 138 x 24 x 22 cm, 2012
    3. Frailness, plexiglass and oak, 150 x 61 x 61 cm
    4. Diederik Storms in the midst of creating a sculpture.
    5. Intuition, plexiglass, steel, 138 x 24 x 22 cm
    6. Passage, plexiglass, petrified wood (Indonesia) steel, 149 x 68 x 25 cm
    7. Unperceived, plexiglass, steel, 138 x 24 x 22 cm, 2012
    8. Essence, Plexiglass and beech, 55 x 12 x 17 cm, images posted with permission of the artist. 

    Next exhibition, Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam October 30th - November 2nd, 2014. Represented by Pien Rademakers.



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  6. blakegopnik:

    THE DAILY PIC:  This piece by avant-ceramicist Jeff Schwarz is on display at Revision Space in Pittsburgh, and may look at first glance like a patch of old kitchen tiles. It may look that way at second glance, too. What makes it work taking in, and thinking about, is only revealed if you give it a sidelong look in just the right light: Embedded in very shallow relief underneath the tiles’ colored glaze is the barely discernible scrawl “SCHWARZ IS A FAG”.  Those words apparently descend from a similar phrase written by neighborhood toughs on an overpass where Schwarz grew up near Pittsburgh, but they lie just beneath the experience of most men who have embraced the arts. (I sometimes think that the machismo of some of modern art’s more famous mega-men, such as Jackson Pollock, Clement Greenberg, Richard Serra or Bob Hughes, was meant as inoculation against such suggestions of fifi-dom, which means that it was actually cover for cowardice – for their fear of the velvet-clad aesthete flouncing around deep inside them.) By laying the insult down at the very foundation of his decorative tiles–one the oldest and most fundamental genres in the “girly” craft of ceramics, which is one of the oldest and most fundamental of all the arts–Schwarz also lays it down at the base of all of our culture’s creativity. Schwarz isn’t gay, but he and all other artsy males are inevitably “queer”–set off at an angle–to the rest of our very straight culture. (© Jeff Schwarz 2014, courtesy Revision Space)

    The Daily Pic also appears at ArtnetNews.com. For a full survey of past Daily Pics visit blakegopnik.com/archive.

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  8. poboh:

    Covered Trail, Richard Whadcock
    - Oil on Panel - 30cm x 30cm

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  9. blessedwithgloriousbutt:


    One of the best examples of artistic integrity on a corporate scale.


    No matter how many times I see this, I never fail to be impressed by that last sentence.

    (Source: best-of-imgur, via lemoncranes)

  10. ursulavernon:


    Purple Haze - By Hougaard Malan

    Sometimes if you painted a thing the way it actually looks, people would throw things at your head for being ridiculous.

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