Multifaceted Bowl

Multifaceted Bowl

백자 제기형 대발 (白磁祭器形大鉢)


Ik-yung Kim 김익영

(Korean, b. 1935)

Porcelain, carved and glazed

Overall: 15.4 cm (6 1/16 in.)

Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of the artist 1992.139


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The surface of this vessel is made by using the technique called myeon-chi-gi, a “cutting surface” technique.


The artist, Ik-yung Kim (b. 1935) is a first-generation modern ceramic artist in Korea. She successfully carried on the legacy of the Joseon period Korean ceramic tradition, making a strong statement about a ceramic object as a work of art, rather than an utilitarian tool. The white porcelain, with its carved architectonic surface, highlights Kim's interpretation of ritual vessels of the Joseon period and her response to European minimalist art.

See also
Korean Art
Korean Art
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