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Ceramic Art

Dynamics of ceramics

Handmade ceramics are attracting attention from people looking for a counterpoint to the traditional white tableware that has graced homes for decades.

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 12:00am

The Grandeur of Chinese Art Treasures

Exhibition of ceramics, jade carvings, paintings and other works - including a bowl from the Hongwu period (1368-1398) of the Ming dynasty, above - from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty. Today, 10am-8pm, tomorrow, 10am-6pm, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends tomorrow

1 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

From Pottery to Ceramics

More than 30 students from The Pottery Workshop showcase works of different styles, including Christine Vidart's Siesta (above). Today-Sat, 11am-7pm, The Pottery Workshop Gallery, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2525 7949. Ends Sat

18 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Dealers fired up for action

Three years is a miniscule timescale in the world of antiquities, but the Asia International Arts & Antiques Fair (AIAA) has achieved a lot in that short period.

23 May 2008 - 12:00am

Licence to kiln

Time was when potters could be executed for failing to please the emperor, but things have changed since then, says Beijing ceramic artist Feng Shu, exhaling in mock relief. Feng's refusal to bow to traditional grandeur makes him part of an emerging wave of ceramic artists on the mainland.

23 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Tile tales

Interior designers are going to extremes - choosing tiles that are either oversize rectangles or small mosaics. The bigger the better to complement oblong baths and basins; whereas mosaic tiles can create a bold feature wall. Tiles used in sequence no longer need match perfectly.

17 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

On White

Gallery Soho Ends Saturday

Jakie Leung Koon-ming likes order and balance. In Gallery Soho's inaugural exhibition, which concentrates on three-dimensional art and sculptures, On White shows a handful of porcelain works and installations by Leung. Stencilled on the wall are the words, 'A conversation with clay in a harmonious and spiritual dialogue'.

28 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Pottery works on show

pottery artist Mak Yee-fun is holding an exhibition at City University (CityU) until June 10.

Mak studied ceramics and textiles at West Surrey College of Art and Design in the United Kingdom.

She has devoted herself to the promotion of ceramic art since her return to Hong Kong in 1979.

16 May 2006 - 12:00am

Mexican handicrafts

Mexico is an excellent source of beautiful arts and crafts. The nation's artisans are known for their use of vibrant colours, their stylish creativity and their imaginative expression. Wood carvings, clay figures, masks, tin art, rustic and fine pottery, and much more originate from the Latin American country.

30 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Ruling passions

ONCE TREASURED BY emperors and their retinues, they're now commanding kings' ransoms. Dealers and auctioneers are reporting a boom at the very highest end of the antiques market for the likes of Ming and Qing porcelain and imperial scholar's items and works of art.

18 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

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