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Large, square octavo, white cloth (hardcover), silver letters, full-color illustrations, 133 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From jacket: The exhibition From the Fire: Contemporary Korean Ceramics brings the finest of contemporary Korean ceramics in the largest survey of works to come to North America. The exhibition also marks the first time a Korean curator has selected an exhibtion of contemporary ceramics from Korea of this scale for tour in the United States. From the Fire assembles 54 contemporary Korean ceramic artists whose pieces incorporate traditional techniques with innovative methods to create both functional and sculptural works. Teh 108 works in this exhibition, both large- and small-scale, date from the early 1990s through 2003, with many created especially for the exhibtion. The power and enchantment of the exhibition is in the open spectrum given to the technique, subject matter, textures and colors of the works. nearly every aspect of ceramic art is represented -- from clean lines, smoth surfaces and established techniques to playful designs, modern perspective, and colorful, energetic forms that give new life into this traditional art form.
Title: From the Fire: Contemporary Korean Ceramics. An Exhibition Survey by Cho, Chung Hyun. Organized & Circulated by International Arts & Artists.
Location Published: Washington, DC: International Arts & Artists, (2004).
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Seller ID: 14178kms