• Trimmed in Gold, Ceramic Vessels by Artist Yurim Gough Challenge Notions of Gender

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    All images courtesy of Paradigm Gallery, shared with permission
    Through nine ceramic bowls, Yurim Gough untangles the complex narratives surrounding performance, appearance, and gender fluidity. Her identity-centric pieces-which are infused with layers of pencil renderings, thread, and other materials that can require nearly a dozen rounds of firing at multiple temperatures to complete-depict figures outfitted with ostentatious costumes and elaborately painted faces. Drawing on aspects of queer culture, Gough's vessels are disruptive and revisionary, simultaneously exposing the dated and...
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