From The Fire: A Survey of Contemporary Korean Ceramicsasian artmuseum store
From the Fire: Contemporary Korean Ceramics is a compelling exhibition that brings the finest of contemporary Korean ceramics in the largest survey of works to come to North America. The exhibition also marks the first time a Korean curator has selected an exhibition of contemporary ceramics from Korea for tour in United States. This exhibition assembles 54 contemporary Korean ceramic artists whose pieces incorporate traditional techniques with new influences and innovative methods to create both functional and sculptural works. The 108 works in the exhibition date from the early 1990s through 2003, with many created especially for the tour. Despite the differences in artistic approaches, the works reveal the adventurous spirit of Korea s ceramic tradition, 5,000 years after it began.