Jean-Joseph Carriès – Artist Profile

Jean-Joseph Carriès was an influential French sculptor and ceramicist who thrived in the 1880s and early 1890s. In his relatively short life he created a collection of expressive stoneware sculpture and functional “Japonisme-inspired” pieces, work that was inspirational to subsequent Art Nouveau ceramicists. He is credited by some for lifting public perception of ceramics fromContinue reading “Jean-Joseph Carriès – Artist Profile”

Sérusier, Bonnard & Vuillard

My earlier post about Paul Gauguin’s ceramics has received a large number of hits. Due to the interest, I’m providing some additional, if limited, information about several other French painters who knew or worked with Gauguin and also did ceramics: Paul Sérusier, Pierre Bonnard and Édouard Vuillard. Paul Sérusier Paul Sérusier painted with Paul GauguinContinue reading “Sérusier, Bonnard & Vuillard”