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Innumerable Porcelain Pieces Form Flowers and Coral in Zemer Peled's Textured Sculptures

December 15, 2020

Grace Ebert

“Intertwine” (2020), porcelain, 21 × 16 × 21 inches. All images © Zemer Peled, shared with permission From her Baltimore studio, Israeli artist Zemer Peled (previously) sculpts countless spikes and oblongs into densely textured artworks. Amorphous forms bristle with porcelain pieces of varying shape and hue, mimicking organic elements like coral reefs and intertwined vines. Other sculptures depict oversized blooms with the firm, pointed edges of each shard directly contrasting the soft and fleshy petals found in nature. Explore Peled’s available pieces in her shop and on Artsy, in addition to her line of cobalt tableware created in collaboration with…

 

 



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The New Age of Ceramics: A New Book Explores the Cutting Edge of Ceramic Art

November 15, 2016

Christopher Jobson

…artists have been gathered into a new book out this week from Gingko Press titled The New Age of Ceramics by Hannah Stouffer. The publication includes 180 photos of in-process details, intimate studio visits, and final works from artists like Zemer Peled, Jessica Harrison, Jess Riva Cooper, Jon Alameda, Hitomi Hosono, and many others. The book release was accompanied by an exhibition at the Dave Frey Gallery that runs through December 9th, 2016. “The tangibility of the material is something I feel really drawn to, and feel there is a great importance in sharing that, as we stray further from…

 

 



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Densely Textured Sculptures Produced From Thousands of Porcelain Spines by Artist Zemer Peled

September 16, 2016

Kate Sierzputowski

Using thousands of handcrafted porcelain shards, Israeli born artist Zemer Peled (previously here and here) produces large-scale sculptures that are densely textured. The works change depending on one’s stance, at once looking as if they are made with soft feathers or sharp spines. In either circumstance the pieces reflect the natural world, imitating swirling wind patterns or rolling planes of grass. “The forms are never static; the visual dance of sharp ceramic parts conveys a sense of constant movement,” explains Mark Moore Gallery. “Like a murmuration of starlings, the sculptures appear to shift shapes as you move around them, an…

 

 



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Blooms of Ceramic Shards by Zemer Peled

May 8, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…Fair which opens today in London, artist Zemer Peled (previously) created a new series of “blooming” sculptures from assorted ceramic shards. The new pieces include her continued use of blue cobalt found in traditional Japanese pottery that has been smashed with a hammer and arranged in the form of large blossoms. Peled also constructs much larger cactus-like pieces that can tower several feet tall or even span floor to ceiling. You can see several more new blooms in her portfolio, and catch her on the May cover of Ceramics Monthly. Peled is represented at COLLECT by The Cynthia Corbett Gallery….

 

 



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Forms of Nature Created from Thousands of Ceramic Shards by Zemer Peled

October 14, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Pair by the sea. Porcelain shards, fired clay. Pair by the sea. Porcelain shards, fired clay. Pair by the sea. Porcelain shards, fired clay. Blue & White porcelain shards flower. No.1, 2014. Porcelain shards, fired clay. Blue & White porcelain shards flower. No.1, 2014. Porcelain shards, fired clay. Blue & White porcelain shards flower. No.2, 2014. Porcelain shards, fired clay. Blue & White porcelain shards flower. No.3, 2014. Porcelain shards, fired clay. Israeli artist Zemer Peled explores both the beauty and brutality of nature with sculptures constructed from ceramic shards. The pieces billow and bloom like flowers or sea creatures,…