Saturday, October 19, 2013
Free Outdoor Ceramics Fair in Civic Center
For the first time since 1986, the San Francisco Civic Center Plaza is being used for an art show, the 4th Ceramics Annual of America.
The international festival is free to attend, and if you love something, it's all for sale at fairly reasonable prices, including the work of Damian Jones above.
The work ranges from traditional pottery shapes, such as the gorgeous vase by Steve Allen above...
...to abstract forms like the work of Katherine Dube above.
There are also pop figurative works by Mark Rivera...
...and this sinister piece by Hijiri Yahagi.
The show will be up from 9AM to 7PM today (Saturday) and all day tomorrow (Sunday). Check it out, and pose like the lady above with one of Esther Shimazu's figures.
Update: Returned on Sunday and bought a beautiful jug from Nathan Ring above.
Posted by Civic Center at 3:52 PM
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Wonderful and great photos! Thanks for covering this.
Dear Kristi: Thanks for the heads up in the first place. It's a marvelous use of the public space.
Lots of levity in those figures. Last photo is freaking me out.
Dear Donald: Oh, good.
Sorry I missed it :-(
Ceramics are a bargain by comparison to paintings.
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