Ceramic art

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Ceramic art is art made from ceramic materials, including clay.wikipedia
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Sculpture

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It may take forms including artistic pottery, including tableware, tiles, figurines and other sculpture.
Durable sculptural processes originally used carving (the removal of material) and modelling (the addition of material, as clay), in stone, metal, ceramics, wood and other materials but, since Modernism, there has been an almost complete freedom of materials and process.

The arts

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Ceramic art is one of the arts, particularly the visual arts.
Major constituents of the arts include visual arts (including architecture, ceramics, drawing, filmmaking, painting, photography, and sculpting), literature (including fiction, drama, poetry, and prose), and performing arts (including dance, music, and theatre).

Visual arts

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Ceramic art is one of the arts, particularly the visual arts.
The visual arts are art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, photography, video, filmmaking, design, crafts, and architecture.

Pottery

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It may take forms including artistic pottery, including tableware, tiles, figurines and other sculpture. Studio pottery is pottery made by amateur or professional artists or artisans working alone or in small groups, making unique items or short runs. A ceramics museum is a museum wholly or largely devoted to ceramics, normally ceramic artworks, whose collections may include glass and enamel as well, but will usually concentrate on pottery, including porcelain.
Much pottery is purely utilitarian, but much can also be regarded as ceramic art.

Ceramic

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Ceramic art is art made from ceramic materials, including clay. A ceramics museum is a museum wholly or largely devoted to ceramics, normally ceramic artworks, whose collections may include glass and enamel as well, but will usually concentrate on pottery, including porcelain.
Ceramics now include domestic, industrial and building products, as well as a wide range of ceramic art.

Studio pottery

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In a one-person pottery studio, ceramists or potters produce studio pottery. Studio pottery is pottery made by amateur or professional artists or artisans working alone or in small groups, making unique items or short runs.
Since the second half of the 20th century ceramics has become more highly valued in the art world.

Applied arts

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While some ceramics are considered fine art, as pottery or sculpture, some are considered to be decorative, industrial or applied art objects.

Plastic arts

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Of these, it is one of the plastic arts.
Plastic arts are art forms which involve physical manipulation of a plastic medium by molding or modeling such as sculpture or ceramics.

Artist

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Studio pottery is pottery made by amateur or professional artists or artisans working alone or in small groups, making unique items or short runs.

Ceramic glaze

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Underglaze decoration may then be applied, followed by ceramic glaze, which is fired so it bonds to the body.
Overglazes became very popular because of the particular look they gave ceramics.

Birmingham

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Terracotta and tile were used extensively in the town buildings of Victorian Birmingham, England.
Its design holdings include Europe's pre-eminent collections of ceramics and fine metalwork.

Perlite

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Alternatively, tile can sometimes refer to similar units made from lightweight materials such as perlite, wood, and mineral wool, typically used for wall and ceiling applications.
Small quantities of perlite are also used in foundries, cryogenic insulation, and ceramics (as a clay additive).

Mingei

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In the 20th century, interest in the art of the village potter was revived by the Mingei folk movement led by potters Shoji Hamada, Kawai Kajiro and others.
Yanagi's book examines the Japanese way of viewing and appreciating art and beauty in everyday crafts, including ceramics, lacquer, textiles, and woodwork.

Ancient Roman pottery

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Ancient Roman pottery, such as Samian ware, was rarely as fine, and largely copied shapes from metalwork, but was produced in enormous quantities, and is found all over Europe and the Middle East, and beyond.
There is no direct Roman equivalent to the artistically central vase-painting of ancient Greece, and few objects of outstanding artistic interest have survived, but there is a great deal of fine tableware, and very many small figures, often incorporated into oil lamps or similar objects, and often with religious or erotic themes.

Dora Billington

It is represented by potters all over the world but has strong roots in Britain, with potters such as Bernard Leach, William Staite Murray, Dora Billington, Lucie Rie and Hans Coper.
Dora May Billington (1890 – 1968) was an English teacher of pottery, a writer and a studio potter.

Charlotte Rhead

Stoke-on-Trent's supremacy in pottery manufacture nurtured and attracted a large number of ceramic artists including Clarice Cliff, Susie Cooper, Lorna Bailey, Charlotte Rhead, Frederick Hurten Rhead and Jabez Vodrey.
Charlotte Rhead (19 October 1885 in Burslem – 6 November 1947) was an English ceramics designer active in the 1920s and the 1930s in the Potteries area of Staffordshire.

Moche culture

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The Moche cultures (1–800CE) that flourished on the northern coast of modern Peru produced modelled clay sculptures and effigies decorated with fine lines of red on a beige background.
The Moche are particularly noted for their elaborately painted ceramics, gold work, monumental constructions (huacas) and irrigation systems.

Huaco (pottery)

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Their pottery stands out for its huacos portrait vases, in which human faces are shown expressing different emotionshappiness, sadness, anger, melancholyas well for its complicated drawings of wars, human sacrifices, and celebrations.
Huaco or Guaco is the generic name given in Peru mostly to earthen vessels and other finely made pottery artworks by the indigenous peoples of the Americas found in pre-Columbian sites such as burial locations, sanctuaries, temples and other ancient ruins.

Mexican ceramics

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Mexican ceramics are an ancient tradition.
Ceramics in Mexico date back thousands of years before the Pre-Columbian period, when ceramic arts and pottery crafts developed with the first advanced civilizations and cultures of Mesoamerica.

Robert Arneson

Robert Arneson created larger sculptural work, in an abstracted representational style.
Robert Carston Arneson (September 4, 1930 – November 2, 1992) was an American sculptor and professor of ceramics in the Art department at UC Davis for nearly three decades.

Ceramics museum

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A ceramics museum is a museum wholly or largely devoted to ceramics, normally ceramic artworks, whose collections may include glass and enamel as well, but will usually concentrate on pottery, including porcelain.
A ceramics museum is a museum wholly or largely devoted to ceramics, usually ceramic art.

Victoria and Albert Museum

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In London, the Victoria and Albert Museum (over 75,000 pieces, mostly after 1400 CE) and British Museum (mostly before 1400 CE) have very strong international collections.
The holdings of ceramics, glass, textiles, costumes, silver, ironwork, jewellery, furniture, medieval objects, sculpture, prints and printmaking, drawings and photographs are among the largest and most comprehensive in the world.

Lubaantun

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One important site in southern Belize is known as Lubaantun, that boasts particularly detailed and prolific works.
One of the most distinguishing features of Lubaantun is the large collection of miniature ceramic objects found on site; these detailed constructs are thought to have been charmstones or ritual-accompanying accoutrements.

Korean pottery and porcelain

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Chinese emperors gave ceramics as diplomatic gifts on a lavish scale, and the presence of Chinese ceramics no doubt aided the development of related traditions of ceramics in Japan and Korea in particular.

Cameo glass

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His matt finish jasperware in two colours was highly suitable for the Neoclassicism of the end of the century, imitating the effects of Ancient Roman carved gemstone cameos like the Gemma Augustea, or the cameo glass Portland Vase, of which Wedgwood produced copies.
Nineteenth-century English producers of true cameo glass include Thomas Webb and Sons and George Bacchus & Sons, although ceramic imitations made popular by Wedgwood's bi-colored "jasper ware", imitated by others from the late 18th century onward, are far more common.