Dirk Romijn is overleden. Een kunstenaar waar wij zo lang en zo plezierig mee samenwerkten. Hij laat een rijk oeuvre na aan vazen en objecten die allemaal vanuit het hart gemaakt zijn. Zijn enorme kennis van glazuren en giettechnieken heeft hij zijn leven lang ontwikkeld en doorgegeven.
In the March-April issue of the French magazine La Ceramique et du verre, Aurélie Sécheret descripes the sculptures from Wim Borst from The Netherlands. In The Netherlands Wim Borst is represented by Terra Delft Gallery in the permanent collection of the gallery.
In March/April 2017 Li Zhen from Jingdezhen (CN) continues his cooperation with Simone Haak, potter and gallery owner. In a pop-up studio at Nieuwe Langendijk 13 in Delft they work together on new items for their brand ZhenXi. People pass by and have a talk and buy the new bowls, teapots etc… Here you see the process; surrounding – inspiration – idea – realisation – sale to customer!
Guy van Leemput (B), one of our respected artists, gets the attention he deserves. As part of the International Trade Fair in Munich, Guy is invited to participate in “Meister der Moderne”, which takes place from 8 until 14 March 2017, Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern, Munich, Germany. Seven very new white woodfired porcelain bowls are on show. This Sunday (Feb.26, 2017), he will attend the ‘finissage’ at Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Germany: “Modern Classics, Focus Vessel”. Van Leemput is very honoured his work ‘Big Lotus’ will stay in the permanent collection of the museum. Thames and Hudson released this week the book ‘Clay, Contemporary…
Daphne Corregan / Covered in peonies, 2016 / 53 x 38 x 64 cm. / Photo : Gilles Suffren. On page 34 to page 37 a nice article about Daphne Corregan is published in issue 211 of the France magazine “La revue de la Ceramique et du Verre”. An image of one of Corregans impressive sculptures is used for the cover of this issue. www.revue-ceramique-verre.com Main dans la main Depuis maintenant sept mois que je collabore avec Sylvie Girard, que j’observe, échange et apprends le métier de rédacteur en chef, je découvre que La Revue de la céramique et du verre,…
Malene Hartmann Rasmussen; participant in Terra 30! duo expo Hartman Rasmussen & Van der Ven 1-29 October 2016 Terra Delft Gallery. Read the portrait by Sylvain Deleu in Crafts Magazine June 2016. Crafts 260 pp54-61
Today, 14 September 2016, Simone Haak, owner of Terra Delft Gallery, is leaving to China with five artists of the Gallery. After a visit to Shanghai, where of course the ceramic department of the Shanghai Museum is visited they travel further to Jingdezhen, twinned city of Delft. In the international ceramic institute Sanbao-Jingdezhen, they can work and blend into the ever-lively ceramic climate of the city where high quality porcelain is produced since the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), in blue and white. The blue-white of which the original Delft blue is copy from. Invited by the Tree Art Museum in Beijing…
Because of the anniversary, a magazine is launched: the TERRA 30!. In addition to and interview with the gallery owners, this richly illustrated Jubilee Edition contains stories and reviews by customers, artists and curators. The chronological overview of the many activities of the gallery is also mentioned in this magazine. The TERRA 30! is an initiative of the foundation Stichting Keramiek Promotie Delft. See the online version of the magazine here: terra magazine-engels-lR (2)
During the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Terra Delft Gallery the two gallery owners were awarded with the Municipality penning Delft. The Delft City Council provided the pace for the generation of great renown of Delft ceramics town at home and abroad. Deputy Mayor Ferry Förster presented the medal to Simone Haak and Joka Doedens. This was the final of a festive weekend in which with a ceramic route through Delft town, the Chambre de Delft, and a Multiple exhibition at the Terra Delft Gallery contents the anniversary.
The Dutch newspaper AD-Haagsche Courant made room for a nice supporting article about the 30 year anniversary of Terra Delft Gallery. Just a day before the festivities are about to start. Perfect timing!