Sound; Devínská, Edita; 1989; PC016

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Name/Title

Sound

About this object

Sculpture - square layers of porcelain vertically stacked, large holes with orange and red interiors in side walls, 3 coiled wires with clay at top and bent to side; metallic red, orange, green, white

Maker

Devínská, Edita

Maker Role

Artist

Date Made

1989

Medium and Materials

porcelain, glaze

Measurements

5.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 inches

Subject and Association Keywords

Czechoslovakia

Subject and Association Description

Edita Devínská is well-known Czech artist. She was born in Bratislava (which become the capital of the Slovak Republic after the formal separation of Czechoslovakia), in 1949. The artist participated in and won awards in numerous national competitions, such as Faenza, Italy, and in Mino, Japan. The artist has also been featured in national and international exhibitions representing Czech ceramics.

While it has been said that Devínská was interested in the psychological and spiritual dimensions of her work, its aesthetic and technical dimensions demonstrate the following qualities: architectural inclinations (the artist has also completed numerous works in architecture); formal and technical experimentation; an interest in the purity of porcelain accented by controlled or limited investments in color, and; a fascination with the contrast of pronounced textures and organic forms against pristine geometry and clean forms and lines.

Collection

The Clay Studio Collection

Credit Line

The Clay Studio Collection, Philadelphia

Object Type

Sculpture

Object number

PC016

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