Sin-ying Ho: Past ForwardPUBLIC OPENING RECEPTION
Explore the new ceramics exhibition, enjoy light refreshments, and meet the artist.
Friday, April 6, 2018
Hood Museum of Art
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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