Flame by Daniel Fisher

Fisher has a daring and unusual method of making works in porcelain.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
28 x 40 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £2,160)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Barrett Marsden Gallery

First he throws a 'blank' vessel which he suspends from a hanging turntable. He then stretches the form before pressing it with his hands to produce areas of translucency. The bowl looks like it was spontaneously created, when in fact the process is lengthy and strenous.

Provenance

The artist.

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