Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Subverting Vintage Ceramics


In my Internet adventures I have found loveisspeed a blog devoted to a wide array of wonderful things. Although the purple font is annoying, there is much to be admired here. A recent entry about Angela Rossi, an etsy artist I have never heard of before but have come to admire, is an example of the gems to be gleaned. Here is a link to her etsy shop. I love anything that subverts. The most successful subversions are the ones that actually look right, somehow.

Here are some of Rossi's wonderful creations (from etsy). 






Well, you get the idea, but she does more than just plates. Here are some prints. 



 Here are some Charlotte Cory images which are connected in my mind because of the similar subject matter. She also published her most recent book last April.





Here are some more altered post cards originally spotted on Coilhouse. The artist Franco Brambilla subverts many unsuspecting vintage scenes, which is slightly off topic, but not too far.


Back on topic, we have Beccy Ridsdel also discovered on Coilhouse. All images are from her website. Ridsdel is not simply subverting innocent ceramics. She is actually dissecting them. 




















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