News about Ceramic
Ceramic art celebrated in Palos Verdes Art Center show
PALOS VERDES, Calif. – The Palos Verdes Art Center / Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education is currently showing Water, Earth & Fire, an exhibition celebrating ceramics as a powerful creative force and expressive mode of communication. It will run through April 16.
Akio Takamori: a ceramic artist who broke the mold
NEW YORK – From his groundbreaking envelope-form slab vessels that jumpstarted his career as a ceramicist to his larger-than-life figurative works, Japanese-American artist Akio Takamori (1950-2017) was a leading figure in the ceramics world whose influence is still felt today.
In Memoriam: Eric Abraham, ceramic artist, 76
LUCAS, Kan. (AP) – Porcelain artist Eric Abraham, who was known for his community arts advocacy in the northwest Kansas town of Lucas, has died at age 76. The Cremation Center of Kansas City said Tuesday that funeral arrangements are pending for Abraham, who died Saturday. The Hays Daily News reported Abraham was a key […]
Top ceramic artists have big impact at Cowan’s auction
CINCINNATI – Cowan’s Auctions Inc. Modern and Contemporary Ceramics Auction on May 17 saw high prices for well-known artists such as Lucie Rie, Peter Voulkos, Beatrice Wood and Robert Arneson. Immediately following the ceramics sale was Cowan’s 20th Century Art + Design sale, which highlighted exceptional pieces of mid-century and contemporary design, fine art, works […]