TORONTO.- This groundbreaking exhibition will both startle and delight you with the work of international artists and industrial designers re-imagining the possibilities of ceramics in the 21st century.
See more than 200 objects from eighteen countries, including work by artists Cindy Sherman and Arman, designers Ettore Sottsass and Masahiro Mori, and industrial manufacturers Rosenthal and Nymphenburg.
Curator Marek Cecula emphasizes the new relationship between artists, designers and industry that has heralded a vitality and fresh orientation to ceramic material. The exhibition also includes sections devoted to recent advances in ceramic materials and technologies, and to the creative manipulation and re-use of industrial ceramics by studio artists.
The Gardiner Museum offers an intimate look at one of the worlds oldest and most universal forms of art and material cultureceramics. Complemented by special exhibitions, the collection exceeds 3,000 historical and contemporary pieces and spans continents and time, giving you an extraordinary glimpse into the development of the ceramic process, decoration and shape.
Located across from the Royal Ontario Museum in Torontos charming Yorkville district, the Gardiner has undergone a major expansion of its gallery and studio spaces. It remains one of the citys finest examples of modernist architecture.