Katsuo Aoki, Predictive Dreams, porcelain, 2011
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Bowl with a Gorgon’s head
Suzanne Stumpf: Whale Sounds, 2007, 8” h x 29” w x 20”d, porcelain or porcelain paperclay; handbuilt with thrown necks; reduction fired to cone 10.
Whale Sounds is a multi-component, interactive sculptures. The shapes were inspired by listening to a recording of whales in which the whales’ calls ballooned rapidly and diminished into fine, thin, high endings. (Although some of the objects can elicit tones when blown, this was not my intention.)
Bottle with Figure With Llama Headress, Moche Culture, Peru.
Owl Bottle, Moche Culture, Peru.
So I’m pretty obsessed right now with the art of South America’s Pre-Columbian people, and especially the Moche. Expect to see a lot of that.