Friday, 14 June 2019

Madeleine Thornton-Smith


Accumulating the Medium

Spareroom
RMIT:INTERSECT:CONNECT

June 2019




Accumulation (vessel), 2018, earthenware, ceramic stain, glaze, h. 35 x w. 27 cm

 


Studio Plinth, 2019, stibeware, earthenware, midfire, glaze, ceramic stain



Monday, 10 June 2019

Terracotta Warriors

National Gallery of Victoria - International
24 May - 13 October 2019



Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality is organised by the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, in partnership with Shaanxi Provincial Cultural Relics Bureau (陕西省文物局), Shaanxi History Museum (陕西历史博物馆), Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Centre (陕西省文物交流中心), and Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum of the People’s Republic of China (秦始皇帝陵博物院).

Kettle, bronze, 771 BCE
Pouring bowl, Yi, 475 BCE, bronze






 
Cai Guo-Qiang, Flow (Cypress), 2019, gunpowder on Japanese hemp paper







 

 



Murmeration (Landscape), 2019




 


Transience 11 (Peony), 2019, coloured gunpowder on silk
 




Sunday, 12 May 2019

Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor

National Gallery of Victoria - International

5 April  2019 – 4 Aug 2019




Tinkering from a  young age. 
Even Alexander was fond of found ceramic shards







 

 

Alexander Calder: Radical Inventor presents approximately one hundred sculptural and pictorial compositions made by renowned American artist Alexander Calder (1898–1976), drawn from private and museum collections in North America, including a substantial number of works lent by the Calder Foundation, New York.

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Australian Ceramics Triennale Tasmania Hobart - Exhibitions Around Hobart

Hunter Street Vignettes

University of Tasmania School of Creative Arts & Media windows


Alice Couttoupes, Elemental Matters #2, 2019 unfired clay, wire, timber 



Philippa Taylor, Ceramic Tassels, 2019, stoneware, porcelain, linen, silk, paper and cotton

 
Pattie Beerens, MATRIX, 2019, ceramics



Endemic Earth

Kingsborough Community Hub, Kingston, Tasmania

(apologies for lack of names but I loved all these pieces and the space was glorious)



 


 










Enucleo - subversive clay

Curator: Serena Rosevear
Rosny Barn, Rosny Park, Tasmania

Ebony Russell



Arun Sharma (behind) & Pie Bolton (front)

Penny Byrne


Samantha Dennis
 

Fiona Fell


Madeleine Thornton-Smith

Accumulating the Medium Spareroom RMIT:INTERSECT:CONNECT June 2019 Accumulation (vessel), 2018, earthenware, ceramic stain, g...