Material Focus: Ceramic — The Vessel

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Toshiko Takaezu likened the empty space within ceramic vessels to the human soul. From the austere moon jars of Korean courts to Edith Heath's Bay Area Bauhaus  — inspirations in clay.

 

1. Edith Heath (n.d.)

2. Sprouted Jug with Concentric Circles (2400 bc)

3. Japanese Detail (1989)

4. Toshiko Takaezu (n.d.)

5. Nude Vessel (7th Century bc)

6. Roger Capron Pitchers (1945)

7. Moon Jar + Lucie Rie (n.d.)

8. Amphoraes (n.d.)

9. Chinese Covered Jar (8th century)

10. Karl Lagerfield Les Vases de Ciboure (2004)

11. Keith Harring (1993)

12. L'Ivresse - James Vilbert (ca. 1990)

13. Bird Shaped Vessel (1st millennium bc)

14. Monumental Vase - Georges Hoentschel (1899)

15. Jil Sander Lookbook (1988)