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Ceramics

This Video Proves The Act Of Creating Can Be Just As Beautiful As Your Final Product

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts

There are few things in this world as soothing as watching master craftsmen guide their clay into shapes. Human beings have been making pottery for th...

Jean Pagliuso and Toni Ross: Sources of Inspiration

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

The mystery of that solitude of space and their collective inspiration permeates the gallery's combined presentation of their work.

Winding Our Way to Ravello by John Mariani

John Mariani | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
John Mariani

Once you arrive at Ravello,you can take a deep breath and take in all the grandeur this small town holds, from the 13th century Duomo and Church of San Giovanni del Toro to the Villa Rufolo.

Sicily! Wine, Culinary & Cultural Explorations (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 06.11.2014 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

As we clinked glasses of Nero d'Avola and gobbled salty, gooey ricotta and crumbly pecorino atop crusty bread, we agreed somewhere in the world it was happy hour.

Beautifully Bizarre Ceramic Masks Explore The Dark Side Of Agoraphobia

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.09.2014 | Arts

Have you ever, in a moment of misery, attempted to force your face into a smile, hoping the mere physical action may have some reverse effect on your ...

Family Style

Sarah Archer | Posted 06.02.2014 | Taste
Sarah Archer

This is what curators like to call "social practice" art -- that is, people doing everyday things in collaboration with an art gallery or museum.

Andrew Lord, Paul Gaugin, and the Light of New Mexico (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

In these works, Andrew Lord uses the shapes of French Post-Impressionist artist Paul Gaugin as a vehicle to describe light, in this case the light conditions Lord observes on Carson Mesa, a vast wild plain in northern New Mexico.

Feminist Artist Gives Porcelain Dolls An Awesomely Grotesque Makeover

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.07.2014 | Arts

We've all seen them. Whether they sat on our great aunt's mantle or hid inside our favorite thrift store's special glass cabinets. They're bland, vani...

'Hot' and 'Cool' Reasons to Go to Oxnard and Laguna

Edward Goldman | Posted 02.16.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Generally speaking, I am rather indifferent to cars. And I couldn't care less about people who judge you by the car you drive. So, why was I droolin...

Crafting Slip: In the Studio With Arlene Shechet

Ruthie Abel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

Her work is precarious but her practice is steady. A recipient of numerous accolades, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and an American Arts and Letters award, contemporary sculptor Arlene Shechet is constantly on the move.

The World of Dutch Tiles

David Galenson | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

The Dutch initially used tiles for practical purposes - for safety in the fireplaces of their wooden houses, and in their kitchens. Over time they also began to use tiles for decoration.

Swoon's Braddock Tiles Fundraiser: Art Prints at $45 A Pop

Georgia Frances King | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Georgia Frances King

On the outskirts of North Braddock, there sits an abandoned 1900s Lutheran church. Braddock Tiles aims to build an artisan micro-factory inside the church's walls to manufacture 20,000 honeycomb-shaped tiles that will restore the church's arches with a cacophony of candy-colored inlays.

Scenes from the 25th Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art

John Seed | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
John Seed

During the last weekend in April, the town of Davis, California hosted a throng of ceramicists for three days of demonstrations, exhibitions and colla...

Celebrating What's in the Middle

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 06.11.2013 | Arts
Eduardo Diaz

If you're like me, and you're honest with yourself, you probably know painfully little about the pre-Hispanic civilizations and legacies of Central America. Suffice it to say that Central America has historically received little attention.

Chagall in 3D

Susan Jaques | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts
Susan Jaques

Famous for his colorful paintings of floating figures and flying animals, Russian-born artist Marc Chagall also worked in other mediums. It's these lesser-known aspects of the artist's practice that are explored in "Chagall: Beyond Color" at the Dallas Museum of Art from February 17 to May 26, 2013.

Kitchenware, Brooklyn Style

Foodiggity | Posted 04.02.2013 | Taste
Foodiggity

Before Brooklyn was known as the land of artisanal marmalades and organic rooftop gardens, the other borough's claim to fame was its unique brand of modified English.

Reasons To Visit Toronto Now

Edward Schneider | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

There is no use pretending: Our afternoon at Niagara Falls (including a soaking wet ride on the Maid of the Mist) was the highlight of a recent trip to Toronto. But the museum-going, strolling and dining were delightful too.

British Sculptor Investigates Material at Lisson Gallery, London

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 07.29.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

Ricahrd Deacon gives new meaning to the phrase, "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts."

A Company and a House, Revived by Each Other

Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey

What we've come to realize over these years is that there's an obvious common thread between the objects in our home and the projects we create at work. That being simply that we have an honest passion for them all.

Oh, Pears

David Park Curry | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
David Park Curry

Every time I quit my office, heading briskly towards yet another meeting, I pass by a set of four iridescent pear-shaped lidded jars. Oh. Pears. More to them than first meets the eye.

PLAN ForYourArt: September 8-14

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.08.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Beatrice Wood: Career Woman is a comprehensive survey and new assessment of this seminal artist who made a remarkable body of ceramic luster ware until just a few years before her death in 1998 at the age of 105.

First Annual Workhouse National Ceramics Exhibition

John Gascot | Posted 10.16.2011 | Arts
John Gascot

The Workhouse Arts Center, a project of the Lorton Arts Foundation, is home for more than 150 of the region's finest professional and emerging artists.

A Hunger for More: Fame Festival Opening

Lauren Quinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauren Quinn

Fame Festival is a sponsor-free, DIY event, the culmination of an annual series of artist residencies that literally leave their mark on the small Puglian town Grottaglie.

Atelier NL's Geotagged Ceramics Tell You Where Your Pottery Came From

Inhabitat | Lea Bogdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Today eco enthusiasts like to know where the products they buy are coming from, so that they can eat locally grown food and purchase crafts from area ...

Beyond Chachkas: Indigenous Crafts Plus Northern Design Equals Success

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Hands up if you've ever bought a handicraft while traveling, only to have it end up collecting dust in some closet at home. Thought so. We've all ...