Mayan Ceramics at the Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently running an exhibition entitled “Lives of the Gods – Divinity in Mayan Art“. The exhibit examines depictions of Mayan gods on various objects: ceramics, stone, jade and shell. Several ceramic pieces are highlighted in detail in online audio guides to the exhibit, providing interesting context to each object.Continue reading “Mayan Ceramics at the Met”

Tokyo Fuji Art Museum

I found this interesting online exhibition entitled “Masterpieces of Chinese Ceramics from the TFAM.” (Yes, that’s Chinese ceramics at the Japanese museum.) The exhibit is broken down into four chapters with 125 photos of examples from the museum’s collection spread across the chapter headings. The four chapters are: (1) From the Dawn of Chinese PotteryContinue reading “Tokyo Fuji Art Museum”

The Rosenfield Collection

Louise Rosenfield has amassed an outstanding collection of contemporary American functional ceramics. She has posted images from a large portion of her collection online (almost 3,300 pieces featuring the work of 791 ceramic artists). Ben Carter interviewed Louise Rosenfield in a 2017 Podcast – part of his “Tales of a Red Clay Rambler” podcast series.Continue reading “The Rosenfield Collection”