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MENDED WAYS | The Art of Inventive Repair

MENDED WAYS: THE ART OF INVENTIVE REPAIR
A special exhibition presented by Andrew Baseman

An exhibit of repaired historic pieces from Baseman’s collection complemented with work from contemporary ceramic artists whose work imitates, replicates, or honors the inventive repairs of the past.

Presented at
NEW YORK CERAMICS & GLASS FAIR
Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, New York, NY
January 21–24, 2016

 

“Before the invention of Krazy Glue, broken household items were brought back to life with flair and ingenuity.” Examples of repaired historic pieces from Baseman’s collection will be complimented with work from contemporary ceramic artists whose work imitates, replicates, or honors the inventive repairs of the past.

Baseman presented a lecture at the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair 2016. Click here for more – part one. And part two.


RE—Reanimate, Repair, Mend and Meld

This curated exhibition examines the contemporary artistic interest in repaired ceramics. It focuses on materially related forms and graphic material by leading contemporary artists who exploit and explore the surrounding issues of conservation, restoration, over consumption, reuse, and recycling.