Everyday Objects

Maximus Armchair by Johan Ansander for Blå Station

Dezeen showroom: Recent graduate Johan Ansander designed Maximus, a lounge chair for Blå Station with the soft, bulbous shapes of a padded but all-wood seat. The Maximus armchair is carved from solid ash wood using CNC routers. Its seat, back and legs are made up of separate pieces although their …

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7 works to know by Jasper Johns – ARTnews.com

Until 1954, Jasper Johns regularly destroyed his works of art, feeling somehow inadequate. Then everything changed. He met artist Robert Rauschenberg, with whom he was romantically involved, and he was brought into the orbit of experimental composer John Cage and choreographer Merce Cunningham, both of whom improved Johns’ understanding of …

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Richard Batterham obituary | Ceramic

Richard Batterham was one of the best exponents of stoneware cast pottery in what has been called the ‘Leach tradition’. His death at the age of 85 closes a chapter of a movement led by an elite group of the inter-war years including Norah braden, Michael Cardew, Bernard Leach, Katharine …

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