The history of ceramics goes back centuries. When an artist chooses to work with clay they are not just in dialogue with the history of art but also the earth. Clay appeals artists for its flexibility and durability. You can pinch, pull and stretch. So while it has a storied past, the medium also appeals to the contemporary artist. Artists work with clay for a variety of reasons. Elizabeth Vorlicek digs into the history of painting from Dutch Still Life painting to Duchamp’s ready mades in her sculptural ceramics. What results is sculptural works that may remind us of the everyday but also take us to new and inventive places. Poetry in Clay. Click here to see more of Liz’s work
Clay and the Work of Elizabeth VorlicekMary Higgins2021-10-21T15:17:26+00:00
” A collage is a unique work of art created from disparate materials. “
Distinct Studios artist, Alexandra N Sherman is a mixed media artist who grew up in the antique business. Her inspirations are art history, literature and the decorative arts. Her unique hand-cut collages on vintage pay certificates have a sly edge that reference contemporary events while echoing past histories.
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