• Meticulous Sculptures by Artist Carol Long Highlight the Curved Lines and Colorful Embellishments Found in Nature

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    All images © Carol Long, shared with permission
    Honoring the humble shape of the vessel is at the center of Carol Long 's practice. From her studio in rural Kansas, the artist throws simple ceramic cylinders that she contorts into supple butterfly wings, curved chrysalises, or vases with embellished handles.“When it comes off the potter's wheel, that's just the beginning,” she tells Colossal. “I usually sit for a second and look at the piece and see which way I can push it out or in.”
    The resulting forms are evocative of both flora and fauna and traditional pottery, although Long's...
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