Is It a Planter or a Chair? (Both)

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Is It a Planter or a Chair? (Both)

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“PEOPLE HAVE THIS notion that ceramic is a delicate material,” said artist Chris Wolston, whose Garden Party collection features terra cotta furnishings and planters—and pieces that surreally manage to be both. As a Fulbright scholar in Medellín, Colombia, where he maintains a workshop, Mr. Wolston was inspired by the handsome terra cotta bricks made of local clay. He reconsidered a material that few—certainly no one who’s beheld the shards of a broken flower pot—think of as strong. “Buildings are made of it,” he said in defense of the fired clay’s soundness. And Mr. Wolston, who also keeps a Brooklyn studio, has…

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