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Takayuki Watanabe: I’m Revolting Ceramics Show

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Thrilled belief to be showing these wood-fired pieces by Takayuki Watanabe, who only fires twice a year in his remote studio in Japan, in the “I’m Revolting Ceramics Shop” for Sight Unseen OFFSITE, May 16-20 at 2oo Lafayette St. in NYC.

Julianne Ahn: I’m Revolting Ceramics Show

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I can’t believe I’ve never posted before about Object and Totem, Julianne Ahn’s pottery line! So psyched that these works from her amazing “Artifact” line and more will be available in the “I’m Revolting Ceramics Shop” for Sight Unseen OFFSITE: May 16-20 in NYC.

Joseph Pintz: I’m Revolting Ceramics Show

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Part of the thrill of curating the “I’m Revolting Ceramics Shop” was finding artists I didn’t know before like Joseph Pintz, who makes work with heft (he calls it “stubborn physicality”) — dough bowls, double bowl and more available from May 16-20 at 200 Lafayette St. for Sight Unseen OFFSITE.

Jaume Amigó

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Jaume Amigó at Michael Dunev. ALSO: Plates at Clucart.

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Kazakes

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Simple perfect tableware from Andrew Kazakes, also available as part of Arts Restore LA.

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Loneliness does not come from being alone, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important, said Carl Jung.

I began to write because I was too shy to talk, and too lonely not to send messages, said Heather McHugh.

The interesting thing is why we're so desperate for this anesthetic against loneliness, said David Foster Wallace.

We're all in this alone, said Lily Tomlin.

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