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NEWS: Paul Scott featured in Artsy Article

NEWS: Paul Scott featured in Artsy Article

The Centuries-Old Japanese Tradition of Mending Broken Ceramics with Gold by Casey Lesser

“Some four or five centuries ago in Japan, a lavish technique emerged for repairing broken ceramics. Artisans began using lacquer and gold pigment to put shattered vessels back together. This tradition, known as kintsugi, meaning “golden seams” (or kintsukuroi, “golden repair”), is still going strong.”

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Home Truths at PEER

Home Truths at PEER

Scott’s Cumbrian Blue(s) Refugee Series No:1

A collection of works by Paul Scott on view at PEER Friday 3 March to Saturday 22 April 2017.

PEER, which is located at 97-99 Hoxton Street, London, is a national portfolio organisation of Arts Council England.

FROM PEER:
“Scott not only engages with the dense lexicon of meaning that can be mined from the designs and images, but also considers the production of the objects themselves and the role that they have played in an industrialised capitalist society.”

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Cumbrian Blue(s) ‘HOME Truths’PEER exhibition featured in C-File

“British artist Paul Scott’s latest exhibition Home Truths at PEER (March 3 – April 22, 2017) features his detailed etched imagery and collaged ceramics replacing the expected pastoral scenes with those of the brutal honesty humanitarian crisis resulting from Syria’s six year civil war.”

“In creating works from blue and white transfer-ware, which historically has been industrially produced and available to the general public, he aims to elucidate the reality of the Syrian crisis by bringing the narrative into everyday life.”

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Technicalities: Meaning in Methods at The Clay Studio Philadelphia

Technicalities: Meaning in Methods at The Clay Studio Philadelphia

Scott's Cumbrian Blue(s), American Scenery, Residual Waste No: 2
Scott's Cumbrian Blue(s), American Scenery, Residual Waste No: 2, In-glaze decal collage, gold lustre, on James Edwards & Son, Stone China, Dalehall, Ironstone platter c.1850, Paul Scott 2015

Friday, October 28 through Sunday, October 30
Symposium and Workshop
A collaborative event between The Clay Studio, The Center for Art in Wood and Craft NOW Philadelphia

 

The Center for Art in Wood and The Clay Studio jointly presented a symposium from October 28-30, 2016 exploring the intersections of traditional and cutting edge techniques used today in the fields of wood and ceramic arts. The symposium speakers included Glenn Adamson, Charlotte Hodes, Paul Scott, Andrew Raftery and other scholars and artists who were represented in the exhibitions at each institution: Transference: Transfer Pringing in Contemporary Ceramics (on view through November 27, 2016) at The Clay Studio and Wood, Revisited at The Center for Art in Wood.  The collaboration was held in conjunction with Craft NOW Philadelphia.

Posted by Rebecca Weinman in NEWS