"It's Like This" by Esther Shimazu

2017
$2,880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 3.25" D: 4.0" H: 8.0"
Materials
Porcelain
Ceramic
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CESZ088
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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