MORE ABOUT THE VASE “SHORE II”
MATERIAL HAS BEEN WORKED
FROM A PRECISE CRAFT
After shaping the vase, multiple ceramic decorations are possible.
Among those, those in glaze had shown great aesthetic possibilities and have been throughout history the subject of many innovations.
In this vase “Shore III”, the vase has a turquoise color. In addition, the upper part
had not been covered with enameling in order to obtain this sand texture.
VASE REPRESENTS THE SEA FROM A SHORE
These shades of blue reflect to the sea that can be observed from a shoreline. Several paintings reflect this visual blue gradient phenomenon. In the canvas les Îles d’Or (1892, Musée d’Orsay), Edmond Cross worked the effects of light on color with dots with the technical characteristic of the neo-impressionists. A similar phenomenon of a variation of the blue intensity could be found in the Turner watercolor, Norham Castle, Sunrise (1845, Tate).
IT IS A OBJECT
FROM THE EMERSON ISLANDS COLLECTION
Emerson Islands are utopian islands bearing american nineteenth century writer’s name,Ralph Waldo Emerson.
In his book Nature (1836), he called to turn more deeply to Nature. On this imaginary archipelago Islands, residents share his vision of a spiritual connection to the nature of men. The contemplation of nature and its ecology, possible to all, providing access to essential truths. It encourages men to maintain a regular with its environment.The objects of the collection are the symbols of this philosophy.