January 21–24, 2016 | Bohemian Hall | New York, NY
“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.
ANDREW BASEMAN LECTURE
January 21, 4pm
Past Imperfect: The Art of Inventive Repair
Andrew Baseman, founder, Andrew Baseman Design Inc., New York City based interior designer, set decorator, author and blogger. Andrew will chronicle his world renowned collection of antiques with inventive repairs, also known as “make do’s”.
January 22, 2pm
Fragile Beauty: Re-animate, Repair, Meld and Mend
Join us for a lecture by artist, author, and curator Paul Scott and Bouke de Vries, artist and restorer. Both artists will present images of their current work and discuss the intentional use of restoration methods in ceramics to create contemporary works of sculpture and design.
The lecture will be introduced and discussion moderated by dealer and expert in contemporary ceramics, Leslie Ferrin, Director of Ferrin Contemporary, who will present an overview of works by contemporary artists who use these methods in their practice.
January 23, 2pm
Ming goes Bling & the Slightly Satirical Aroma of Eucalyptus
Stephen Bowers is a South Australian-based visual artist with an extensive practice in ceramics whose multi-layered, visually rich and complex work can be found in many international public institutions. A kaleidoscope of museum images, studio shots and time-lapse film accompany this presentation, a personal guided tour through some of the history, ideas and images that inspire one of Australia’s leading ceramic artists. Designs and techniques from a thousand years of pottery are explored, their interconnections traced and their impact on a contemporary ceramics practice illustrated.
NEW YORK CERAMICS & GLASS FAIR
Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021
January 21–24, 2016
Thursday to Saturday 11:00am–7:00pm
Sunday 11:00am–4:00pm (no admittance Sunday after 3:30)