HISTORY OF CERAMICS

[Image above] Credit: Liga Eglite; Flickr CC BY 2.0 Published on May 19th, 2014 | By: Eileen De Guire Ceramics is one of the most ancient industries on the planet. Once humans discovered that clay could be dug up and formed into objects by first mixing with water and then firing, the industry was born. As early as… Continue reading HISTORY OF CERAMICS

RARE CHINESE ARTIFACTS ON DISPLAY AT THE NEW HOME OF THE CHINA INSTITUTE

      ART IN A TIME OF CHAOS: MASTERWORKS FROM SIX DYNASTIES CHINA, 3RD TO 6TH CENTURIES China Institute Gallery I September 30, 2016- March 19, 2017 It all started in 1926, according to the Chien Chung Pei, Chair of the Board of Trustees at the China Institute. Fifty years ago the China Gallery began… Continue reading RARE CHINESE ARTIFACTS ON DISPLAY AT THE NEW HOME OF THE CHINA INSTITUTE

God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart — Edna St. Vincent Millay

       “The art represents prosperity and abundance found in the natural world”. Pedro Ramirez’ works exist somewhere between the convergence of ceramics, biology, and horticulture.  Moving from rural Virginia to New York City has contributed to his investigations into the relationships that people have with the environment.  His fully immersive installations attempt to create a connection between… Continue reading God, I can push the grass apart and lay my finger on Thy heart — Edna St. Vincent Millay