TAASA QLD CERAMICS INTEREST GROUP – TAASA Review September 2018
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This article was originally found in the September 2018 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 27, Issue 3, Page 28).
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31 July 2018 Korean Ceramics After a light meal featuring deliciously spicy homemade Kimchi made by Fran Bonner, Penny Bailey demonstrated how cultural isolation from Chinese and Japanese influences carved a distinctly Korean ceramic tradition during the more than five century long Joseon dynasty.
During Japan’s colonial rule after 1910, the sparseness of decoration and simplicity of form and line of Korean ceramics was mis-anthologised as being shaped by poverty.
In turn, Korean ceramics greatly influenced the founders of the Mingei folk-art movement including Yanagi Soetsu and Hamada Shoji...