Multifaceted Bowl

백자 제기형 대발 (白磁祭器形大鉢)


Ik-yung Kim 김익영

(Korean, b. 1935)
Overall: 15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.)
Location: not on view
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The surface of this vessel is made by using the technique called myeon-chi-gi, a “cutting surface” technique.


According to the artist, a lecture by British ceramics artist Bernard Leach (1887–1979) at Alfred University in New York inspired young Kim to revisit the Korean ceramic tradition. This white porcelain bowl, with its carved multifaceted surface in particular, showcases her reimagination of naturalism and minimalism, the two overarching aesthetic principles of white porcelain ritual vessels of Korea's Joseon period (1392–1910).
Multifaceted Bowl

Multifaceted Bowl


Ik-yung Kim

(Korean, b. 1935)

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