Press Releases tagged with basketry

FURUTANI KAZUYA Shigaraki jar, 21st century, magnificent tea leaf storage jar, 18 inches high


Released: October 31, 2017

Two hundred years ago three Zen monks from the Daitoku-ji in Kyoto collaborated to create a single stroke Mt. Fuji accompanied by three poems which extolled the wonder of the iconic mountain. This work exemplifies the focus of the show which reveals the melding of image, calligraphy, and poetic verse incorporated in many Zen works. The philosophy extended to tea ceramics, tea bowls, tea containers, water jars, and storage jars. Calligraphy of bold strokes on a six panel screen, once translated, provides a glimpse of a monk seated in early morning dew, touching a venerable tree, desiring ...

Mary Jackson, basketry

Basket Maker and MacArthur Genius Fellow, Mary Jackson, to Exhibit at the 2015 Morven in May: A Celebration of Art, Craft and Garden

Released: April 14, 2015

One of New Jersey’s most anticipated spring rituals, Morven in May, will once again take place May 2nd and 3rd at Morven Museum & Garden in Princeton. The weekend-long festivities features a juried exhibition and sale of contemporary American-made fine craft. Exhibiting for the first time are the renowned basket maker and 2008 MacArthur Genius Fellow, Mary Jackson, of Charleston, SC; glass artist Martin Kremer of Pound Ridge, NY; and decorative porcelain sculptor Katherine Houston of Boston, MA. A full list of the 2015 Morven in May exhibitors and images of their...

Cadzi Cody Shoshone Painted Hide Collected by Ervin F.  Cheney - est.  $100,000/120,000

Cadzi Cody Shoshone Painted Hide to be Sold in Cowan's September American Indian and Western Art Auction

Released: August 16, 2011

CINCINNATI – Cowan’s is pleased to announce our upcoming September 9, 2011 American Indian and Western Art Auction. This sale offers a unique selection of fresh-to-the-market beadwork, paintings, carvings, weavings and basketry from America’s history dating from the 19th to the 20th centuries. Some of the highlights in the sale are a Cadzi Cody Shoshone Painted Hide Collected by Ervin F. Cheney, three portfolios by photographer Edward Curtis, an Important Portrait of Red Cloud by the Cincinnati native, artist John Hauser, and a collection of Acoma Pottery including a San Ildefonso Polychro...

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