Sunday Read: Vitamin C - ELEPHANTA global survey of of today's most important clay and ceramic artists, chosen by leading art world professionals. Editions: Hardback English. Vitamin C celebrates the revival of clay as a material for contemporary visual artists, featuring a wide range of global talent as selected by the world's leading curators, critics, and art professionals. Clay and ceramics have in recent years been elevated from craft to high art material, with the resulting artworks being coveted by collectors and exhibited in museums around the world. Packed with illustrations, Vitamin C is a vibrant and incredibly timely survey - the first of its kind.
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Sunday Read: Vitamin C
Buy Issue It is described as being rolled, ripped, pulled, prodded, perforated, squeezed, poked, kneaded, fingered, folded and fragmented, its tactility and bodily resonance seeing artists using dextrous fingers and palms to activate the earth. The book operates as a detailed survey of contemporary artistic practice, showcasing over one hundred artists working with a certain medium. Previous editions have focused on painting, drawing, photography and sculpture. Each of the artists has their own profile within the book, nominated by an extensive board of leading curators, critics and art professionals, including Iwona Blazwick, Udo Kittelmann, Nancy Spector, Sheena Wagstaff and Christine Macel, among others.
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A wonderful exploration of a craft so ubiquitous many of us fail to notice it at all. Ceramics has certainly come back in vogue, although it could be argued it never really went away One of the most concise overviews of the clay and ceramic arena You'll be introduced to the emerging ceramicists that use clay to produce unimaginable creations that will leave you in awe and curious for more. Expands the definition of "ceramics" way, way past pretty pastel coffee mugs and grain-bowl bowls. The ideal book for the craft lover or earth mother clay is suitable after all the scope of Vitamin C is broad and impressive as you'd expect, with contributions from the likes of Iwona Blazwick, Gregor Muir and Nancy Spector among others. It's a hot topic: clay is enjoying a massive revival