Hitomi Hosono is primarily known for her intricate, lace-like porcelain sculptures which can be seen in private and public collections around the world. However, her playfully expressive manga work is now taking centre-stage at a new exhibition at the British Museum. A global phenomenon, manga are Japanese comics or graphic novels and Hitomi grew […]
We are delighted to announce that the Mint Museum have purchased Qingbai Celadon Bowl with Golden Interior, 2018 – it is a Thrown and glazed Qingbai porcelain, with colloidal gold interior and it was made by the artist in Jingdezhen, China. To read more about Takeshi Yasuda please click here See more works acquired by […]
We are delighted to announce that the Indianapolis Museum of Art have purchased A Very Large Feather Leaves Bowl by Hitomi Hosono. “My technique was initially inspired by Wedgwood’s Jasperware, pioneered by Josiah Wedgwood over 200 years ago, in which thin ceramic reliefs or ‘sprigs’ were applied as surface decoration to a piece. First, I […]
We are delighted to announce that the British Museum have acquired Shoka Vase, by Hitomi Hosono. The vase takes its form from the revered Portland Vase and now sits in a cabinet alongside an 18th Century ‘copy’ made by Josiah Wedgwood. Hosono designed and worked with the master craftsmen at Wedgwood to make an edition […]
Sowing Colour, is made up of 237 porcelain pots; each are slip-cast and hand-modelled. It is the largest commission of Natasha Daintry’s career to date and it perfectly compliments the grand setting of Chatsworth House. Natasha Daintry says: “Tiny coloured pots grow monumentally and embody the dramatic and dynamic progression of Fibonacci’s mathematical sequence. The […]
We are delighted to announce that Château Borély in Marseille have purchased A Black Leaves Tower, 2015, An English Daisy and Rose Vase, 2016 by Hitomi Hosono and Harold, 2016 by Robin Best. The two works by Hitomi Hosono showcase two totally different strands of her work both in the use of white and black porcelain as […]
We are delighted to announce that Waddesdon Manner have purchased A Pair of Caillouté Vases by Michael Eden. The Pair of Caillouté Vases are based on pieces in the Waddesdon collection made by the Sèvres manufactory in the late 18th century. I was particularly attracted to one of these vases that is decorated with a […]
We are delighted to announce that the Fitzwilliam Museum have purchased Colour Saturation; Vessel in White, Black and Red by Colin Reid. This was one of the first vessels that he had made using a slumping technique combined with his colour saturation style. To see more works my Colin Reid please click here
We are delighted to announce that the National Museum of Norway have purchased ‘Memory Vessel XLIV’ by Bouke de Vries. It is made of Contemporary glass following the original form of its contents; the collected remains of an early 17th century Italian Majolica earthenware jar. The National Museum of Norway is due to re-open in 2020. […]
We are delighted to announce that the Goldsmiths’ Company have purchased Seni Vase by Hiroshi Suzuki. This piece is a virtuosic display of Suzuki’s mastery of both working with silver and enamel To see more works by Hiroshi Suzuki that are currently available please click here
We are excited to announce that The Shipley Art Gallery have purchased an Ebullient Magma Vase, by Kate Malone. Below is a short video about Kate’s glazing process of this piece. See more works acquired by public collections below:
Junko Mori’s A Silver Organism; Crystal Nigella, 2016 and A Silver Organism; Textured Spike, 2016 acquired by the Musée Mandet. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JUNKO MORI PLEASE CLICK HERE See more works acquired by public collections below:
Michael Eden was asked to create a unique piece to celebrate the architectural styles of the National Museum of Scotland which would be displayed in the ‘Pushing the Boundaries’ exhibition. This section highlights the many ways in which artists embrace traditional techniques whilst exploring new technologies.
Acquired by Bristol Museum & Art Gallery in 2016, Michael Eden’s Fluorescent Pink Bloom makes a strikingly colourful addition to the permanent collection. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MICHAEL EDEN PLEASE CLICK HERE See more works acquired by public collections below:
This ‘Memory Vessel’ is made of an eighteenth century Delft drug jar with fragments from clay pipes. Memory Vessel XXX contains the collected remains of a 17th-18th century Kangxi Chinese Vase and cover.
Acquired by the Mint Museum in 2015, Imari I and Imari III by Michael Eden are unique objects made by Additive Layer Manufacturing from a high quality nylon material with a soft mineral coating. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MICHAEL EDEN PLEASE CLICK HERE See more works acquired by public collections below:
National Museum of Art, Norway Acquires Michael Eden’s Voxel Vessel V, 2014. This unique object is made by Additive Layer Manufacturing from a high quality nylon material with a pink soft mineral coating and coloured silver leaf interior. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MICHAEL EDEN PLEASE CLICK HERE See more works acquired by public collections […]
GSOH Vessel became part of Manchester Metropolitan University’s growing ‘Process & Material Innovation Collection’ in 2016. Michael Eden was previously a Digital Research Fellow at the University between 2012 and 2015, so it is wonderful to have one of his works in the collection.