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Deirdre Hawthorne
Out of the Sun III
2010
Saggar fired porcelain
"Contained Excitement: Pleasures of the Void"
Cavin-Morris Gallery
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SENSUAL SPACES
by N.F. Karlins



The Oriental sensibility offers a fascinating take on the sensual control of space in objects. It considers the interplay between the void (Yin / female / lunar) and the form (Yang / male / solar) as a charged arena -- mystical, sexual, sometimes both, but always magical. This expanded notion of the vessel is explored in "Contained Excitement: Pleasures of the Void," a broad-ranging survey of ceramics, baskets and more currently on view at Cavin-Morris Gallery in Chelsea, Dec. 11, 2010-Jan. 22, 2011.

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