Aortic Vessel x EMMA KOHLMANN

5 × 4 × 8.25 / Full Price, Perfect Condition

THE COLLABORATION:

We are honored to collaborate with Emma Kohlmann for our first capsule collection of illustrated forms. Painted between our studio in Brooklyn and Kohlmann's studio in Western Massachusetts, each piece contains unique figurines, mythical objects, and whimsical motifs colorfully portrayed across the white stoneware surface. 25% of each sale will be donated to the South Bronx Mutual Aid.

ABOUT THE FORM:

The Aortic Vessel is inspired by the curved oval forms of Japanese paper lanterns and mid-century lighting. It can be used as both a vessel and a candelabra.

Materials: Cast white stoneware, green, goldenrod, pink, and blue underglaze, clear glossy finish.

References

Photographs of Karl Blossfeldt's plant specimens, found in his book "Masterworks,” 1928.

"Naxos," a painting in a series of works inspired by Cy Twombly's keen interest in Greek Mythos, 1982.

"Gros oiseau visage noir" from Picasso's collection of painted ceramic vessels, fabricated during his time spent at the Madoura Pottery in Vallauris, France c. 1946. Christie’s Auction.

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