In the July/August issue 292 of Ceramic Review an article is published written by Colin Martin. He writes about the Cabinets of curiosity by the Dutch ceramic sculptor Carolein Smit. this Summer her solo exhibitions taking place at three major European museums.
This year the jury in Diessen an Ammersee (D) has choosen Monika Debus as the prize winner of the Diessener Keramikpreis 2018. This prize is given by the Firma Rohde and this years theme was ‘contrasts’.
In the Dutch ceramic magazine an article is published about the exhibition of John Higgins at Terra Delft Gallery. Written by Barbara Bunskoek, unfortunately it is only in Dutch:
“Beauty overcomes differences. Sharing fosters growth.” The name ZhenXi in Chinese means ‘act with love, devote your heart to something’. It is clear from the work in this exhibition that the two artists, Li Zhen and Xi Meng – the Chinese name of Simone Haak – are infused with this sentiment. Simone, who together with Joka Doedens is the founder and owner of Terra Delft Gallery, met Li Zhen in 2012. He was working, among other things, as an assistant to the six artists who spend an artist-in-residence period in the Sanbao Ceramic Work Center. Originally from the province of…
In the March issue 39 2018 of the digital magazine De Kleine K Sander Hendriks writes a reflection on the work of Mariëtte van der Ven. On page 5 to 13, the interview creates an illuminating picture about her motives and topics. Many photos illustrate her work from different periods. On the cover of the magazine is pictured the wall piece Woman of Sorrows, a sculpture in porcelain and wood.