• Using Shattered Ceramics, Artist Bouke de Vries Revitalizes Found Porcelain in New Sculptures

    3 monthes ago - By Colossal

    All images © Bouke de Vries, shared with permission
    Bouke de Vries refers to some of his porcelain sculptures as “three-dimensional still lifes.” The artist, who was born in the Netherlands and now lives in London, creates sprawling assemblages that resemble a classic bowl of fruit or table setting frequently found in Dutch art. “I compose these pieces as, after the painter has finished with them, the ceramics get broken and decayed, and I breathe new life into them. The butterfly in still life is a symbol for the resurrection in way I see what I do through my work,” he tells Colossal. In...
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