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Even the most ascetic, least material of monks has need of three things: robes, in which to clothe himself; a temple, in which to shelter himself; and a bowl, with which to feed himself.
Rarely have we been so excited about an upcoming show as we have our second exhibition of ceramics by Danish potter Anne Mette Hjortshøj.
White slip landscapes of pillowy snow; dappled salt-glaze frostings on claret red fields; each square bottle by Anne Mette Hjortshøj becomes a potter’s canvas.
Earlier this Autumn we sent our photographer and filmmaker to visit the wonderful Danish potter Anne Mette Hjortshøj for an interview.
One of the simplest ceramic forms with the most basic of uses, the jug has a complex history. Read our latest ceramics musing on jugs of the past and present.
Chawans are supremely personal ceramic forms. The very best are thought to have captured in gentle form and decoration the essence of their maker.
Anne Mette's studio is housed in an old 19th century farmhouse on the coast of Bornholm, a small Danish island in the Baltic Sea.