I was watching TV absently last night whilst planning for the upcoming AAADA Sydney fair and The Chaos Theory came up in conversation between the characters and I scoffed; chaos! Oh so relatable right now. Which got me thinking (and procrastinating) how relatable?
So Wikipedia goes on to explain chaos theory as: Chaos theory is a branch of mathematics focusing on the behaviour of dynamical systems that are highly sensitive to initial conditions. Chaos theory is an interdisciplinary theory stating that within the apparent randomness of chaotic complex systems, there are underlying patterns, constant feedback loops, repetition, self-similarity, fractals, and self-organization….
The story of “Pugs” starts back in Asia, China specifically in around 400 BC. Before Pugs became in vogue for inner city socialites and hipsters they were favourites of the Buddhist Monasteries of Tibet and kept by the Emperors of China. They were so special to the royals that they were given their own servant (these days they are just referred to as “owners”).
One of my favourite historical stories about Pugs is that of William the Silent, King of Holland. He was at war with the Spanish during the 16th century and was saved…
A TOTALLY UNIQUE WEDGWOOD COLLECTION AT THE ANTIQUES & ART FAIR SYDNEY
Many items in this collection have Australian associations either by way of the subject chosen or the potter/ modeller of the piece.
The Wedgwood factory throughout the 20th Century has been a leader in the industry and in addition, has a connection with Australia right back to 1788 when Governor Phillip sent back a sample of clay from Sydney Cove to Josiah Wedgwood to experiment with.
Alan Landis has put together a collection of…
CERAMIC COLLECTORS SOCIETY | A TASTE FOR THE MAGNIFICENT LUXURY | PORCELAIN IN 18TH CENTURY EUROPE and ENGLAND
A TASTE FOR THE MAGNIFICENT LUXURY PORCELAIN IN 18TH CENTURY EUROPE and ENGLAND CERAMIC COLLECTORS SOCIETY
The seminar takes place on
Sunday 15th September 2019
Registration from 9am with the Seminar to end at 4pm
Mosman Art Gallery 1 Art Gallery Way, Mosman NSW 2088
THE LECTURE PROGRAMME
MR ERROL MANNERS: ‘The Origins of Vincennes, Sèvres, and other Early French Factories’
DR MATTHEW MARTIN: ‘We hear that the China, made at Chelsea, is arrived to such perfection as to equal … the finest old Japan’ – Early history of…
Featured Acquisitions | Australian Art Winter
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This week, some interesting ceramics, early Minton and beautiful Spode, a brass Shakespeare and more additions to the ‘Fresh Picture Gallery’
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Exhibition Has been Extended
until June 26, 2019
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More than 40 works available for sale including Oil Paintings, Works on Paper, Limited Editions and Editioned Photographs
oil on canvas
From time to time, on our buying trips to Japan, we come across an exceptional collection that we have the opportunity to bring back to Australia and then share with our customers and friends. Recently, this was the case with a unique and varied collection of kokeshi dolls.
We invited kokeshi connoisseur, Kirsten Albrecht to speak to Robert Joyce of her love forkokeshi and how to build a kokeshi collection. You can hear and watch the video Kokeshi at Kazari here.
The traditional and creative kokeshi, plus Kirsten’s talk were such an inspiration that we…