A quick note to everyone who walks through the Xeric Garden.
The legs under the bridges are not evidence of criminal behavior. They are an Intermediate Sculpture project by Charlie Correales. There is no need to call the police again.
The red fabric draped over the rocks is another Intermediate Sculpture project and the artist’s name is Malgorzata “Gosha” Tomasik.
The mirror is the work of Richard Sjolie.
There may be some resin fish in the future.
Raku Kichizaemon’s tea bowl is one of the more overlooked parts of our Passage to the Future exhibition but Monday’s post reminded me that it came in a wonderful box.
Nakamura’s bright red Lightning gets more attention on the floor and people take pictures of themselves inside Yokomizo’s Please Wash Away. Still, their packaging does not even come close to Byozen‘s milky swaddling or the sweet grain of that wood.
Raku Kichizaemon XV
This is a short video produced by NHK television of Raku Kichizaemon XV making a chawan and hand tooling the foot. Though it appears simple, his chawan are the pinnacle of raku pottery.
This video was posted on Youtube by the blogger from I, Potter.
The Marjorie Barrick Museum wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.
We will close early today at four o’clock and reopen on Saturday at twelve.
These two gourd-shaped effigy vessels were made in Colima, Mexico, somewhere between BC 300 and AD 300.