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Ceramics Monthly: December 1992

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California artist Roberta Laidman. Making anthropomorphic sculptures of dogs that are neither too abstract nor cute is difficult; see how this artist faces the challenge, beginning on page 33.

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Ceramics Monthly: November 1992

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Never one to shy away from controversial subjects, California artist Jerry Rothman is currently working on a timely series of sculptures that point out American social and political follies.

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Ceramics Monthly: October 1992

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Ann Agee paints a cobalt-underglaze portrait of caster Earl Schlagenhaft on an unfired toilet tank at Kohler Company. Agee, a resident artist in the Arts/Industry Program, has been painting likenesses of the factory’s workers on porcelain forms, including tiles, platters and sinks. Other willing subjects are show with their portraits installed as a tile mural in the Kohler Potter’s casting shop.

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Ceramics Monthly: September 1992

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Modern ceramic design with a bit of nostalgia on the side is the house specialty in this restored 1947 diner—now showroom—of Michigan artists Jerry Berta and Madeline Kaczmarczyk.

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Ceramics Monthly: June/July/August 1992

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Texas potter James Watkins tells of the past experiences and current influences affecting his work in the profile beginning on page 46.

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Ceramics Monthly: May 1992

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Both Sandy Brown (shown in her studio in South Molton, Devon, England) and husband Takeshi Yasuda “came to pottery largely by accident,” yet now they produce “some of the most vital ceramic work in Britain today,” says author Tony Birks.

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Ceramics Monthly: April 1992

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Shown stoking the anagama at his studio, politically active Norwegian artist Torbjorn Kvasbo hopes to “create subdued and plain-spoken pieces that will promote contemplation.”

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Ceramics Monthly: March 1992

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Connecticut artist Elizabeth MacDonald; for the past ten years, much of her time has been spent on handmade tile murals.

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Ceramics Monthly: February 1992

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Florida artist Christine Federighi uses two electric kilns stacked one on top of the other to low fire columnar sculpture infused with personal figure and house symbols.

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Ceramics Monthly: January 1992

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Tatsuzo Shimaoka at the firemouth of a four-chambered climbing kiln at his studio in Mashiko. One of Japan’s most successful potters, Shimaoka talks about his life and work in the revealing autobiography beginning on page 45.

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