Words to Live By (series)
Words to Live By (series)
Words to Live By (series)
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Words to Live By (series)

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Words to Live By (series)

Gabby Malpas

Cobalt oxide freehand brushwork over white midfire lumina porcelain clay. Mint green gloss glaze interior. Unglazed exterior. Food Safe. Signed.

 all 5cm tall or less

ABOUT THE ARTIST

I am a Chinese adoptee raised by white parents in NZ.

I consider and challenge the centuries-old, western tradition of Chinoiserie with my own narrative. My ceramic works are adapted from traditional Chinese temple and altar vessels in a variety of white and buff clays that echo historical Sancai and celadon wares. My blue and white pieces are painted freehand using cobalt oxide - the original blue minimal painted on Chinese porcelain. My designs have evolved from traditional Chinese motifs and modern Australiana.

 

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