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Vessel – A Voyage A solo exhibition on the work of Kevin White, curated by LRG.

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Kevin White ‘Two dishes’, 1980, ceramic, 4.5 x .17 cm, courtesy the artist.

Vessel – A Voyage A solo exhibition on the work of Kevin White, curated by LRG.

27 Jul 2019 - 6 Oct 2019

Kevin White is one of the most eminent artists working with clay in Australia and has been instrumental in educating a generation of younger artists, dedicated to the medium of Ceramics. As a practitioner, White’s porcelain vessels and their contemporary embellishment take inspiration from the elegance, philosophical sophistication and technical skill of the East Asian ceramic tradition.

White’s beautiful forms feature evocative decoration with geometric planes of colour, lustrous gold finishes and intimate decal patterning. Kevin White in his most recent work, has incorporated larger sweeping brushstrokes that pay homage to his experience of living and working in China and Japan.

Kevin White’s vessels present an elegant form characteristic of oriental porcelain traditions. Respect for materials is integral to his creative language, allowing for a certain restraint and emphasis of formal and sculptural qualities. 

This exhibition Vessel: A Voyage features over forty works produced from 1983 to the present.


Image:  Kevin White Two dishes, 1980, ceramic, 4.5 x .17 cm, courtesy the artist.

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Latrobe Regional Gallery
138 Commercial Road
Morwell VIC 3840
T: 03 5128 5700 E: 
lrg@latrobe.vic.gov.au
W: latroberegionalgallery.com

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