Thursday, 24 May 2012

Jenny Mendes II

While we are on ceramics, I adore Jenny Mendes's tall bird vessels; their wisdom, cheeky attitudes and the patterns on their bases all go to create wonderful beasts fit for fairy tales.  
Now I am wondering what each of them would sing for you, the fourth one down is definitely singing a Sam Cook song, I can hear it.

"I love to draw on anything but especially clay. Discovering the pleasure of drawing on and into a bone dry clay tile was illuminating for me. This soft subtractive way of drawing leads me into my subject in a way that drawing on paper never has." Jenny Mendes quoted at CAD