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Shio Kusaka

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Shio Kusaka

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Shio Kusaka’s ceramic work often incorporates playful details and subject matter, from basketballs and fruit to dinosaurs, raindrops, and wood grain. However, in this new body of work, she further explores her geometric abstractions, offering a more direct view of her technical mastery as she adheres to a single-process approach to study the possibility of endless permutations.

In previous abstract works, Kusaka often ended a line or grid pattern once it became distorted by the curvature of the pot, producing fragmented, interlocking patterns that appear as overlapping drawings, contradicting the three-dimensional volume. In these new works, however, she takes an almost topographic approach by carving, painting, and even drawing with pencil intricate lines along the surfaces of each pot, allowing the shape of each vessel to dictate the curves of the lines.

Additional information

Dimensions 241 × 337 mm
Author

Gagosian Gallery

Author Bio

Gagosian has evolved into a global network with sixteen exhibition spaces in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Paris, Geneva, Rome, Athens, and Hong Kong. Gagosian's vibrant contemporary program features the work of leading international artists, as well as unparalleled historical exhibitions. The gallery has a rich tradition of publishing scholarly exhibition catalogs, artist monographs, and catalogues raisonnes.

ISBN

9780847865826

Book Type

Hardback

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