In keeping with our class theme for this session - "Around the World" - I really wanted to show students a selection of Yixing teapots. Much to my surprise, it took all of my powers of google-fu to come up with good images. Not that there aren't lots of Yixing and yixing-style pots out there -- they are just so poorly photographed, or the web images are so tiny as to be useless. Anyway, here's what I got:
And then I remember Richard Notkin!
A right little ray of sunshine he isn't; but what compelling pieces!
My friend Carolyn was diagnosed with inoperable cancer last year. She has been unable to work due to her illness - she owns her own hair salon. If you can help - any amount helps! - I hope you'll consider it. Click the photo to get to her GoFundMe page. Thanks.