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The Interpreted Figure
October 17 - December 7, 2007
Museum Reception: Thursday, November 1, 2007 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
(following Perkins Lecture)

Interpreted Figure is on display through December 7, 2007 with ceramic pieces and one glass object all relating to the human body. Included among the works are a larger than life-sized figure, a fragmented life-size torso, smaller than life-sized nude figures, a torso of a comic book character, baby-dolls, inscribed drawings, sprig molded figures on the sides of vessels, various heads, Pre-Columbian pottery and modeled figures, a Chinese tile with relief figures, head teapots, candlestick figurines, and a dinnerware set with a silk screened self-portrait of the artist.

Artists include William Ellisworth Artis, Mark Burns, Frederick Carder, Michele Oka Doner, Jack Earl, Tony Hepburn, Doug Jeck, Hongwei Li, Kirk Mangus, Colleen Carey McCall, Pat Parker for Glidden Pottery, Daniel Rhodes, Cindy Sherman, Peter Slusarski, Akio Takamori, Vladimir Tsivin, Hirotsune Tashima, Michaelene Walsh, Christina West, Julie York, and Luo Xiaoping.

This exhibition was curated by Susan Kowalczyk from the Museum’s permanent collection.

 

Julie York, Display, 2000 (detail), h: 48: diam: 30”, ceramic, glass, acrylic, metal, Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, 2000.48

Pat Parker for Glidden Pottery, figurine candlesticks, 1941, h: 11” w: 2-1/2” d: 3-3/4”, stoneware, glazed, Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, 1993.65-66

Christina West, the boys, 2006, (detail), h: 33” w: 26” d: 59”, earthenware, paint, Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, 2006.20
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