[WEB DIGEST] The great ceramics revival: how clay is oozing back into contemporary art

Extract “It is the particular ability of sculpture to evolve in step with the material world it inhabits, embracing evolving technologies and emerging media.

Inevitably, over the past decade or so, it’s an arena dominated by works exploring the digital world: a preoccupation reflected in the glitzy hi-tech buzz of current exhibitions Electronic Superhighway at Whitechapel in London and The Imitation Game at Manchester Art Gallery.

Against this attention grabbing, computer dominated backdrop, it’s hard not to view the resurgence of interest in one of the most ancient and elemental of art forms – ceramics – as a defiantly low-tech, hands-on rejoinder.”

[From: independent.co.uk]

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