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Large Contemporary Ceramic Vessel by Satoru Hoshino


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Marina Del Rey, California 90292
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This large and dynamic sculptural vessel is made by contemporary ceramic artist Satoru Hoshino (b.1945 -). Standing 33" tall x 29" wide x 27". Towering and spiraling from a small base, the work is at once indebted to process and allude to the joining and flowing nature of the materials. Made by the coiling process, a time-honored and direct method of forming clay. It is precisely this purposeful engagement of the hand and the material that makes the sculpture appealing, as the artist allows the process of forming and glazing to be his subject. The hand is a visible and prominent element in the works, and the viscous glaze pools and drips rhythmically on the interior and exterior of the work. Satoru Hoshino is an internationally recognized artist and has been awarded several prizes in his native country, and has lectured and demonstrated in workshops throughout the world. His work is represented in the collections of numerous museums, including The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, the Musée Ariana, Geneva, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota.