For some artists, instead of canvasses, ceramics serve as a challenging material for artistic expression.
“You put a blue and it may become red. You paint on a plate like a blind person and cannot see the result until the piece is fired in the kiln,” said Isao Llorens Ishikawa, the curator of Plats d’Artistes and director of the Josep Llorens Artigas Foundation.
The works were created at the foundation’s workshop in Spain’s Catalonian village of Gallifa. Almost 50 artists from around the world “dished” out calligraphy, oriental, abstract and erotic works on ceramic plates.
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