Contemporary Artists Give Centuries-Old Ceramics a Modern Twist

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Contemporary Artists Give Centuries-Old Ceramics a Modern Twist

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Australian artist Stephen Bowers’s Camouflage Plate blends “shards” inspired by iconic English and French textile design, early maps and his own depictions of the natural world, making historical references—in this case an 18th-century struggle over Australian territory—while pointing to current society’s fragmentation from nature. Fragmented Vase 3, by Bouke de Vries, price upon request, ferrincontemporary.com

Bouke de Vries, who began his ceramics career in restoration, gives new life to period works…

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