A NEW SHAPE…

I am enjoying working with a new shape: Menhir, named because it reminds me of the stones that Obelix carries around in the Asterix books, which helped me learn to read French!

Here are the first two menhirs, which develop different themes that I have been exploring in my past work: weaving patterns and trompe l’oeil.

       

A new commissioned vase

It’s not often that a client takes you to their home, points to a place on their sideboard and says “Make me something to go here.”

This is especially welcome, when ‘here’ is in a beautiful room, surrounded by understated but incredibly elegant abstract paintings, lit from both sides with generous windows looking out onto fabulous, mature gardens.

A wonderful challenge.

This slipcase vase, part glazed and part exposed underglaze, is my response.

       

Special edition of Vogue Living in German Vogue

What to say?  Privileged, delighted, lucky?  Whatever the appropriate word is, I’m amazed to have one of my pots featured in the Modern Art section of Vogue Living,  in German Vogue June 2018.

Thank you Katharina Hesedenz for selecting Flat Oval Vase: Arrow Heads (i) and to Vanessa Daly for photographing it so beautifully.

           

Commissioned piece….

I’m delighted with this commissioned piece which pares back the Arrow Head pattern to a monochrome design, really emphasising the twisted shape of this vase.

Thank you Jonny and Wei!

           

Pot video 4

This, Arnaud’s fourth video, features another of my Cinched Oval Vases: Diagonal (ii).  The pattern is more painterly than many of my pots but it still has an underlying structure formed by a strong geometric spiralling pattern.

 

 

To find out more, and see other pots that I have made, do visit the webpage.  Prices and commissions on request.

 

 

Pot videos 3

This is Arnaud’s third video of my pots.  This one is of the two Twisted Oval Vases, Arrow Heads (i) and (ii).  Made from the same mould, these could work as a pair, although they have now been sold individually.

 

To find out more, and see other pots that I have made, do visit the webpage.  Prices and commissions on request.

SISTERS.2 NEW SHOW

Despite working completely independently, my sister Sophie Arup and I have always been surprised by the slightly eerie way that our work is complementary.  Celebrating this, we exhibited together in 2014.  Our second exhibition, showcasing our work of the past four years, is taking place in February 2018, at the Herrick Gallery on Piccadilly.  Remarkably, our pieces continue to exude extraordinary synergy despite the different mediums in which we work.

Sisters.2 is curated by CO: Marcus Cole and Issy Ogden.