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  • Artist’s Statement
  • Chelsea Lorber

Pottery. Ceramics. Clay. I am interested in challenging myself within the boundaries of this material, but not in contempt or denial of its historical weight. I primarily use ceramic to extend its classical sensibility onto a more contemporary locale. It is not my intention to repeat traditions of pottery-making or blur the edges between art and craft. The fluidity of clay allows me to be playful in a manner that explores the contradictions and similarities between antiquity and current fashion. [End Page 83]


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Figure 1.

“Sweet Meat Tray.” 18″ × 18″ × 12″ ceramic, 2006.

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Figure 2.

“Decorative Vase.” 11″ × 11″ × 14″ ceramic, 2006.

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Figure 3.

“Pouring Bowl.” 12″ × 8″ × 8″ ceramic, 2006.

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Figure 4.

“Rikshaw Bicycle.” Adult size. Clay, wood, goldleaf, steel, bicycle.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1536-0334
Print ISSN
0160-9009
Pages
pp. 83-87
Launched on MUSE
2009-05-30
Open Access
No
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