Gottuso’s confident yet indecipherable “script” resides somewhere between calligraphy and graffiti—a sort of hybrid narrative frieze. The forms are subtle and approachable, allowing the surface etching to be the focal point, inviting touch and use.

 

Left: Etched porcelain teabowl, 5½ in. (14 cm) in diameter, cone 6 porcelain, shellac-resist technique, terra sigillata, glaze, 2012.

 

Below: Etched porcelain yunomi 4 in. (10 cm) in diameter, cone 6 porcelain, shellac-resist technique, terra sigillata, glaze, 2012.

 

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