Tag archive for contemporary ceramics

Keramiek museum Princessehof Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Keramiek museum Princessehof Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

Last week we visited the Keramiek museum Princessehof in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. This former city palace is not only interesting because of the large collection of old and contemporary ceramics, but also because of the building. A good mix of old and new architecture. The…

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Beautiful ceramics for daily use from Japan

Beautiful ceramics for daily use from Japan

Once up on a time, a very long time ago, Jan and I lived in a small artists’ community in the state of Georgia in the United States of America. We lived here together with glassblowers, goldsmiths, a painter and ceramists. I learned a lot…

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Our visit to the Toepfermarkt in Oldenburg

Quite a lot of potters were new to us this year. Like the work by Andreas Munz. Not to cold and not too hot, the weather was just perfect for a visit to the Toepfermarkt in Oldenburg, Germany. We brought our very old dog, but…

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International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany

International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany

Ceramics by Roman Husmann This Sunday Jan and I are going to visit the International ceramics days in Oldenburg, Germany. Potters and ceramists from all over Europe present their latest work. The market is held in the center of the north German town of Oldenburg…

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Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots

Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots

Cacti and succulents in fine ceramic pots  … these are two of my favorite things in life! Once up on a time I lived in a subtropical climate, with temperatures around 30 degrees. We lived in a house with a very large veranda. On that porch…

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Beautiful patterns and textures in the ceramics of Brenda Holzke

Beautiful patterns and textures in the ceramics of Brenda Holzke

I came across the beautiful ceramics of Brenda Holzke on Pinterest. Especially the patterns and textures, which are a common thread throughout her work appeal to me. Her ceramic pieces are carved and then layered with a multitude of stains, textures and surface effects. Brenda…

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My 3 new ceramic acquisitions

My 3 new ceramic acquisitions

Last weekend we visited the ceramics market in Oldenburg, Germany. Like every year, we really enjoyed it. Even the weather was ok, which is a small miracle this summer. This year we tried to be early at the market. We started around 10.00 in the morning and it…

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The story of the potter and the painter

The story of the potter and the painter

Beautiful ceramics from the collection ttmade. ttmade is a collection of ceramics which originated from a collaboration between the painter Tiel Seivl-Keevers … … and the potter Tracy Dickason. By working together and bundle their knowledge, Tracy makes ceramics and Tiel illustrations, they created a collection…

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International ceramic days Oldenburg 2016

International ceramic days Oldenburg 2016

International ceramic days Oldenburg 2016 Saturday 06.08. and Sunday 07.08. 2016 from 11.00 – until 18.00 hours. Schloßplatz Oldenburg, Germany. Next weekend is going to be about the eighth year, Jan and I drive to the northern German town of Oldenburg to visit this ceramics market….

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Peter Hiemstra at Gallery Maya Wildevuur

Peter Hiemstra at Gallery Maya Wildevuur

The ceramic works of Peter Hiemstra at Maya Wildevuur Last Sunday, Jan and I visited the exhibition of Peter Hiemstra in the gallery of Maya Wildevuur, Hooghalen, The Netherlands. Peter Hiemstra is an artist who creates cartoons and fairy tale characters in ceramic. The Karavaan is a long procession of…

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