Devishi Seth

Ceramics + Drawing into Sculpture

Over the last 25 years or so fine art has become less and less confined to one medium or another, i.e., painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, etc. One could almost say the majority – or at least a large percentage – of work seen in galleries and museums combines one or more of what is thought to be traditional categories of media.  Ceramics can be seen materially as a bridge – where the 2D surface is fused through firing to become a physical part of the 3D form.

This exhibition features artists whose studio practice includes 2D object/image making and ceramic sculpture. Their works explore and push possibilities in both two and three dimensions and in their crossover, i.e., to extend qualities usually associated with drawing, such as spontaneity, linearity, intimacy, directness, and mark-making into three-dimensional space – and vice versa – to extend (or compress) qualities usually associated with sculpture, such as weight, scale, mass, and physical presence into drawing.

December 13th, 2023 – February 7th, 2024 at The LIC-A Art Space, Suite 105a, 30-30 47th Ave, Long Island City, NY

Curated by Matt Nolen