The exhibition looks at the movement from the still life and the functional towards abstraction in the fine and applied arts. It is a dialogue through objects between gallerist/collector Oliver Sears and curator Brian Kennedy and includes a broad range of two and three-dimensional work from the fine and applied arts.
Sara Flynn, Liam Flynn, Frances Lambe, Cóilín Ó Dubhghaill, Deirdre Hawthorne, Karl Harron, Karen Donnellan, Andrea Walsh, Anne Marie Laureys, Ipek Kotan, Juliette Bigley, Alison Britton,Gordon Baldwin Gwyn Hansen Pigott, Tim Rowan, Gustavo Perez, Natasha Daintry
The artists from the Oliver Sears collection that will be included in the exhibition are:
Marc Vaux, Maria Lalic, Robert Motherwell, Patrick Scott, William Scott, Peter Davis, Uta Barth,Ben Nicholson , Hughie O Donoghue, Chuck Webster, Jason Martin, John Beech, Katherine Boucher Beug, Stephen Lawlor, Amelia Stein, Jason Ellis and John Kelly.
OPENING RECEPTION: 6 – 8.30pm Thursday 4th September
RECEPTION FOR THE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF CERAMICS: 6 – 8pm Thursday 11th September
This reception will be attended by key delegates and committee members of the conference.
Taste Contemporary Craft is an annual celebration of the best in international contemporary craft.
Taste embraces international contemporary craft from cutting-edge design to its crossover with fine art and will include the disciplines of ceramics, glass, metal, textile and wood.
Taste is an innovative, curated exhibition championing a broad selection of craft disciplines and approaches.
Taste focuses on the high end market of contemporary craft. The limited edition and unique objects are chosen for their high quality, beauty and expert craftsmanship.
ARTGENEVE, the international contemporary art fair has invited TCC to showcase craft at their exhibition to be held January 28th through February 1st, 2015 at the Palexpo in Geneva. Artgeneve has offered TCC a prominent space as part of an effort by Artgeneve to develop a Craft and Design presence at their show alongside the already prominent collection of contemporary art offerings.
Taking the thirty-year history and achievements of the Ceramic Arts Foundation (CAF) as a launch point, “Garth Clark has created CFile — A Global, Non-Profit Community for Clay and Ceramic Creatives in Art, Architecture, and Design. You may think that putting clay in our title is redundant but unfired ceramics, terra cruda vs, terra cotta, is growing medium of its own in contemporary sculpture that we are following closely.” These are words by Garth Clark onhttp://www.cfileonline.org/cfile/
2013 BE! CERAMICS gets in shape.BE! CERAMICS is a fusion of the ceramic world Anne Marie is living for and the self- sustaining role of the house established with the gîte Liedericq, le petit géant.
2012 Symposium Porcelain Another Way, Poland meeting Monika & Michael September 2012 Anne Marie was invited to participate at the Porcelain Another Way Symposium in Walbrzych Poland. Michael was a participant to and Monika was the driving force as ‘President’ of the Symposium for 5 years till 2012. For AM it was a wonderfull opportunity to discover Porcelain… The experience of working together during the PAW Symposium and the personal contact with Monika and Michael culminates in BE! CERAMICS…
With 4 Belgian Ceramic artists we are invited to participate at CAL 2014, Kris Campo+Mieke Everaet+AnneMarie Laureys+Yves Malfliet.
Ceramic Art London 2014 is the place to discover and buy contemporary ceramics, offering collectors, gallery owners, potters and the general public the opportunity to meet over 75 leading national and international ceramic artists in an informal and buzzing environment. A rigorous selection procedure ensures that only the best new work is on show, maintaining the CPA’s commitment to promoting excellence in studio ceramics.
A Discovery programme of talks, demonstrations and films will explore the technical diversity and aesthetics of contemporary ceramic artists and makers and how their work interacts with and enriches our everyday life.
Taste is a two week-long celebration of the best in contemporary craft, which will take place in central Geneva, Switzerland, from Tuesday 28 January until Tuesday 11 February 2014. We believe there is an opportunity in the arts market to create a European platform for presenting and selling cutting edge contemporary objects. It intends to change people’s perception by giving them the opportunity to see, learn and invest in craft of the highest quality. Taste is an innovative, curated exhibition championing a broad selection of craft disciplines. Both national and international artists and established and up-and-coming artists are selected.Taste.