Posts Tagged ‘ceramicists’

Ceramicists have used blue and white as a go-to color scheme for a millennium. This English Delftware displays the hand-painted cobalt designs on white china that dominated the fashion around the world for hundreds of years.

What’s Blue and White and Always In Style? | 
Posted on:July 30th, 2013 by global lighting

  For more than a 1,000 years, blue and white has dominated the ceramics scene. In 9th- century Mesopotamia, white clay was decorated with cobalt pigment. The look was, over years and generations, adopted in the Islamic world, Asia, Europe, and eventually, the Americas, and adapted to each culture with the painted-on designs bringing narratives […]

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Is Passion a Light in Your Life? | 
Posted on:March 29th, 2012 by global lighting

Photojournalist Eve Arnold with Marilyn Monroe. (Magnum)   The quote “I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve it through not dying” is attributed to Woody Allen. It’s an interesting declaration for the filmmaker, who will leave to the world one of the richest bodies of work ever produced when […]

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