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PUBLIC OPENING RECEPTION | Sin-ying Ho: Past Forward

Explore the new ceramics exhibition, enjoy light refreshments, and meet the artist.
PUBLIC OPENING RECEPTION | Sin-ying Ho: Past Forward
Friday, April 6, 2018
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Hood Downtown
Sponsored By: 
Hood Museum of Art
Intended Audiences: Public
Categories: Arts , Exhibitions , Free Food

Sin-ying Ho: Past Forward

March 30-May 27, 2018

If Chinese ceramic art has a heart, it beats in Jingdezhen. For centuries, artisans there have made vessels that traveled far and wide. Their fluid forms and recognizable decorations have inspired celebratory prose and devoted followers around the world. Today, Sin-ying Ho works in these same ceramics factories. Though Jingdezhen potters have long defined tradition, Sin-ying has expanded both their forms and their imagery in contemporary ceramics that are thoroughly of the twenty-first century. She makes her works—whether they are monumental vases or smaller, more clearly assembled sculptures—from multiple parts. She emphasizes the many parts by glazing each of the pieces differently. Together they form a whole that maintains the legacy of being created from myriad fragments.

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For more information, contact: 
Sharon Reed

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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