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TASTE contemporary craft Artgenève, Switserland 26-29/01/2017

Taste champions the work of craft artists who push the boundaries. We include artists from across all craft disciplines both those already established, with works in museums and private collections, as well as up-and-coming artists. Foremost, we are committed to promoting innovative craft that is exciting, intriguing and challenges our assumptions about what is possible.

SEXY Ceramics, Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands 27/08/2016-07/07/2017

From 27 August the Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics in Leeuwarden presents a titillating exhibition about eroticism: Sexy Ceramics. Classical Greek vases, refined Asian porcelain and contemporary ceramics by artists such as Louise Bourgeois and Jessica Harrison escort the viewer into the world of sex and seduction. The exhibition follows the phases of love-play, from the first touch and gentle courtship to the act of lovemaking itself. Attention is paid to hidden symbols, evocative shapes and explicit objects, but also to the sensuality of the material, the clay itself.

SMELL THE ROSES at Atelier Lachaert & d’Hanis, Tielrode, Belgium 2-5/06/2016

During the unveiling of ‘Atelier Lachaert & d’Hanis’ (from the 2nd till the 5th of June), we want to surprise our audience with a festive opening and with a short but explosive exhibition ‘Smell the Roses’
A story about ‘dwelling on’, about contemplation, reflection, consideration, about appealing to all the senses and stirring the imagination. But most of all a story about time; when we ‘stop and smell the roses’, it means we have to slow down, take our time and learn to appreciate what we so often pass by, unnoticed.

An ode to the senses, … or simply as an ode to flowers and their recipient, the vase; a seemingly trivial object. Vases and flowers often immortalized on canvas as the fruit of the boundless imagination of the painter, or as a symbol of transience, the passing of time, a memento mori…

TASTE contemporary craft Artgenève, Switserland 28-31/01/2016

Taste champions the work of craft artists who push the boundaries. We include artists from across all craft disciplines both those already established, with works in museums and private collections, as well as up-and-coming artists. Foremost, we are committed to promoting innovative craft that is exciting, intriguing and challenges our assumptions about what is possible.