search cityguideny.com

Body & Soul: Contemporary International Ceramics at Museum of Arts & Design

09/24/13 through 03/02/14 2 Columbus Circle Map
212-299-7777
madmuseum.org Ages: All Ages
Add to Itinerary

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

 

In recent years, the human figure has returned to center stage in the work of artists around the world. Body & Soul: Contemporary International Ceramics underscores the power of the figure to convey strong emotions, and also to the accessibility of the ceramic medium. Through clay, the figure becomes the catalyst for addressing the emotional impact of contemporary pressures that confront our society today. Each work, inspired by a personal incident or symbolic tale, expresses a deep emotional identity, contrasting societal, political and personal views on themes such as anxiety, mortality, memory and hope.

The exhibition will highlight approximately 25 international artists who came to clay as painters, draughtsmen or sculptors. Many are being shown for the first time in the United States. The range and quality of the works will make this exhibition significant, engaging and provocative, and bring this area of creativity into much-deserved focus.

 

Venue Description: Open Tues.-Sun., 11am-6pm (Thurs. & Fri. until 9pm). $15; $12, students/seniors. Pay what you wish Thurs., 6-9pm.

Upcoming Events

NYC Makers - The MAD Biennial - 07/01/14 - 10/12/14

What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder's Vision - 09/24/14 - 02/08/15

nyc events newsletter

Openings, Discounts & More

plan your trip to nyc

     Register

search cityguideny.com

SEARCH THE CALENDAR