TAASA NSW CERAMICS STUDY GROUP – TAASA Review December 2019
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This article was originally found in the December 2019 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 28, Issue 4, Page 26).
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5 August 2019 Member Viewing: Manly Art Gallery and Museum’s Ceramic Collection The visit focused on the ceramics of Asianborn potters working in Australia and other pieces reflecting the influence of Asian ceramic traditions.
Our guide, Senior Curator Katherine Roberts, examined works by Hiroe Swen, Shiga Shigeo, Mitsuo Shoji and Guan Wei. Born in Kyoto, Hiroe Swen arrived in Australia in 1968.
Her coil-built vessels combine Japanese aesthetics with, as she puts it, the timelessness of the `Australian condition’...