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

Pippin Drysdale

A slide show presentation by Australian artist Pippin Drysdale describing her work methods, inspiration and interpretations in her ceramic art pieces, plus a demonstration of the glaze application process. Today, 10am-12.30pm (slide show/talk), 2pm-5pm (demonstration),

The Pottery Workshop, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, $150-$250. Inquiries: 2525 7949

14 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Ceramics artists give terracotta soldiers a modern twist

Four artists have created ceramic works based on terracotta soldiers from the Qin Dynasty. The figures are on display at the City University (CityU) till May 16.

14 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Down to earth

Two years ago, Brie Sievert and husband Cory started Asian Earth because they loved gardening but found it difficult to find quality materials. Then, Brie says, 'a year ago we were frustrated with the pot selection in Hong Kong and started importing our own containers from Indonesia and Vietnam'.

17 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

The Learned Terra Cotta - a Solo Exhibition by Solan

Contemporary pottery, including more than 1,800 ceramic pieces blending Chinese and western art by New Zealand resident, Solan Chiu. Also on view, outdoors at the campus, are pottery, sculpture and mixed-media works. Daily, 10am-7pm. (Outdoor exhibits open until 11pm). CityU Gallery, City University, 6/F Amenities Building, Tat Chee Ave, Kowloon. Free. Inquiries: 3442 6493. Ends Oct 17

23 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

Hall showcases success stories in creative design

HK firms have become global players by maintaining a standard of excellence

The fair's Hall of Elegance is full of success stories of Hong Kong companies that have become major players in the global marketplace.

22 Apr 2004 - 12:00am