Thursday, September 1, 2011

Thursday Inspiration

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!

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