"Just So You Know" by Esther Shimazu

2018
$2,980 USD
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Dimensions
W: 5.5" D: 5.5" H: 7.0"
Materials
Ceramic
Porcelain
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CESZ086
Estimated Shipping
$350

Bald and chunky, Esther Shimazu’s quirky clay figures are unabashedly naked and delightfully indulgent. Drawing up on her Japanese ancestry and experience living in a laid-back Asian community in Hawaii, the artist imbues her figures with a delightful sense of humanity. Shimazu uses hand-building techniques to construct the clay figures. After the pieces are colored with slips and oxides and fired, she hand sands them and rubs in pigments to create a sense of volume and lifelike color.

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