Dissertation > Art > Arts and Crafts > China Arts and Crafts > Ceramics, lacquer

Shape and Handle

Author ZhouLi
Tutor LiuZheng; ZhouWu
School China Academy of Art
Course Art of Design
Keywords ceramic vessel ways of taking and holding material shape emotion
CLC J527
Type Master's thesis
Year 2012
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The modern ceramic vessels break the traditional forms of pottery making and aesthetic viewpoint, open up a new creative technique and appear varied ways of holding and taking.Many potters introduce the new technology and material in the creation of pottery vessels and give the traditional container with a new meaning. Novel shapes have produced by these which are derived from the tradition but different from the tradition in the visual language and this new experience is also the spirit and target of contemporary ceramics. Meanwhile, new ways of holding and taking have appeared in the ceramic vessels with personalized and emotion.When the hands contact with the vessels, the feeling has crossed the category of material media and is endowed with spiritual enjoyment, which provides more possible ways of taking and holding for people in the modern ceramic vessel. And it verifies the problem about shape and holding that is worthy of attention and exploring.Through discussing the ceramic vessels, modeling and emotional problems, we explore the method of combining ceramic with wood, metal and bamboo rattan in the creation of the ceramic vessel, the new holding way and the new experience of holding emotion.

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