In Tandem Gallery offers one of the best selections of ceramics,
jewelry and art from all over America and beyond.
For me the grid is, first and foremost, an astonishingly efficient organizational system. Beyond its ability to function, it is visually striking: it engages the viewer, providing multiple points of entry where connections and references can be made if one chooses, or you can simply experience the pure visual space and the inherent lack of narrative.
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Often times, multiple artists have a unifying theme or style that really makes a group show come together. Bede Clarke and his unique way of working in terracotta and ‘Kandinsky-ish’ decorating can definitely be seen in Victoria Christen’s bright colors, non-objective lines, and surface treatments while Tim Ludwig’s loose forms with contrastingly tight botanical imagery play off of each other and show what this warm reddish clay can do - and how freeing it can be.
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These individualized shelves are perfect for highlighting a specific piece of art or a grouping. Extremely strong supporting strength with a countersink screw hole for easy mounting. Painted a satin black. White porcelain tile with a small art nouveau relief in the upper right-hand corner (tile is optional). Both stylish and professional looking.
All the display come in three sizes, with or without Porcelain Background tile.
Small Height: 6.25" - Deep: 4" - Width: 4”
Medium Height: 8" - Deep: 6" - Width: 6”
Large Height: 10" - Deep: 8" - Width: 8”
✔ Blog - "Soda firing"
Soda firing is a fairly recent way of changing work in the kiln via the atmosphere. It was developed in the 1970’s because it was thought to be a safer way of adding sodium to a kiln then the more historic method of throwing salt into it. For both soda ash (Na2CO3) AND salt (NaCl) the sodium molecule breaks away due to the heat in the kiln to coat everything – kiln shelves, ceramic work, bricks, et. - with a layer of soda glass. ... more >>