Chinese or Tibetan,
Iron, gold, silver H. 3½ in. (8.9 cm), W. 4¼ in. (10.8)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Kenneth and Vivian Lam Gift, 2002 (2002.17.20) cat. no. 123
Pakistan’s national film industry may have gone into decline, but painter Sarfraz Iqbal is still a consummate, busy professional.
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We know…you’re still recovering from the closing of Gorgeous. But here’s something to shake you out of your post-Gorgeous blues: we have a wicked cool contemporary Japanese ceramic exhibition up right now.
Highlighting 22 works by 20 artists, Tradition on Fire: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Paul and Kathy Bissinger Collection demonstrates how Japanese potters appreciate and continue revered old school methods, but at the same time depart from convention in search of the new.