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Charles Krafft – This ain’t yo momma’s porcelain!

Posted on 14 February 2012 by illektrik

Really fantastic work by artist Charles Kraft … I could write more, but these pictures really speak for themselves. I’ll try anyway.

There’s something about taking an idea so loaded, like a gun (pun intended) and making it out of such a fragile material like porcelain that … well, ask yourself what it means? Kraft draws upon the Dutch tradition of Delft painting, but does it in a way that turns it upside down. This is the kind of work that appeals to both the fine artist and the layman.

And if you get a chance, check out his series of natural and socio-political disasters painted on found china plates called Disaterware™.

 

 

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