THE ART FORMES EDITORIAL

INTERVIEWING CERAMIC ARTISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Born in South Korea in 1968 and now residing in New York City, Jane Yang D’Haene creates vessels that masterfully reinterpret the dynamic interplay of global artistic traditions. Her formative years in Korea, before migrating to the USA at the age of 16, left an indelible mark that has profoundly shaped her artistic perspective…

interview with ceramic artist jane yang d’haene

PUBLISHED july 2024

Born in South Korea in 1968 and now residing in New York City, Jane Yang D’Haene creates vessels that masterfully reinterpret the dynamic interplay of global artistic traditions. Her formative years in Korea…

interview with ceramic artist katy stubbs

PUBLISHED july 2024

With a long-standing appreciation for Classical Civilisations, Stubbs masterfully translates the timeless themes found in Greek mythology into the contemporary laments that have prevailed in our modern world…

INTERVIEW WITH CERAMIC ARTIST JANE YANG D’HAENE

PUBLISHED july 2024

Central to her oeuvre and practice is the culturally significant Dal Hang-ari, or Moon Jar: a vessel deeply entwined within the depth of Korean ceramic tradition and the broader essence of national identity…

interview with nomadic artist johan creten

PUBLISHED june 2024

Born in Belgium in 1963, Johan Creten is a flag bearer of the revitalisation of sculptural ceramics into the fine art realm. Beginning his career as an art student at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent…

interview with ceramic artist steven edwards

PUBLISHED june 2024

Based in Surrey, UK, Edwards has spent the best part of 26 years consolidating his understanding of clay, leveraging his profound knowledge of its chemical makeup to yield unprecedented sculptural forms…

art formes at jhb rmb Latitudes art fair 2024

PUBLISHED june 2024

Art Formes was proud to present an exhibition of contemporary South African ceramics at RMB Latitudes Art Fair in Johannesburg (24th – 26th May 2024) with artists Siyabonga Fani, Hennie Meyer and Jabulile Nala…

interview with ceramic artist Ngozi-Omeje Ezema

PUBLISHED april 2024

Nigerian ceramic artist Ngozi-Omeje Ezema intricately builds installations that expand the boundaries of traditional ceramics. Using thin nylon threads to suspend small leaf-shaped clay pieces, Ezema creates unique reimaginings of various familiar objects…

interview with ceramic artist xanthe somers

PUBLISHED april 2024

Somers pulls threads together in clay; the lingering memory of bygone colonial artefacts that populated the homes of her childhood growing up in Zimbabwe, the remembrance of these bulbous shapes swollen with the past – lamps, urns, vessels and candlesticks...

art formes at Investec cape town art fair 2024

PUBLISHED march 2024

It was the first exhibiting stand in the history of Investec Cape Town Art Fair to exclusively focus on the medium of clay, illustrating how clay is beginning to reshape not only the landscape of contemporary South African art, but gaining wider international traction…

Dedicated to contemporary clay and ceramics from South Africa. The first publication of its kind, published by Art Formes. 

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