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Against the neutrality of form: the work of Mørten Lobner Espersen

Massey, Ian (2009) Against the neutrality of form: the work of Mørten Lobner Espersen. Ceramics Art and Perception (75). pp. 69-73. ISSN 1035-1841

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      Abstract

      Morten Lobner Espersen makes vessels, many of them cylindrical; a form he describes as "the simplest of shapes ... harmonious, precise and neutral". In 2000 he mounted his first show of cylindrical vessels in Stockholm and five years later, while continuing to experiment with various other forms, decided to concentrate predominantly on the mute simplicity of the cylinder. Within this self-imposed limitation, Espersen has forged a large vocabulary from the proportional relationships between opening and height. At one end of the scale are circular bases with walls only marginally higher than those of a lily pad--at the other are slender tubes over 50 centimetres high

      Item Type: Article
      Additional Information: A journal article about the work of the internationally renowned Danish ceramicist Morten Lobner Espersen - his work can be seen at www.espersen.nu
      Subjects: N Fine Arts > ND Painting
      N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
      T Technology > TT Handicrafts Arts and crafts
      Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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      Depositing User: Ian Massey
      Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2010 14:03
      Last Modified: 19 Oct 2010 14:03
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/8773

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