In this small-scale ceramic, Kathy Butterly blurs the lines between a functioning vessel and an undulating, overflowing form. The piece combines layers of rich glazes, complex textures, and oozing contours that contribute to its almost living presence. Through this process, Butterly transforms a familiar decorative object into a playful and whimsical creation.
6 7/8 x 7 5/8 x 7 3/8 in. (17.5 x 19.4 x 18.7 cm) (show scale)
Purchase gift of Jill and Jay Bernstein
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Kathy Butterly (American, born 1963). Saturday Night, 2012. Clay, glaze, 6 7/8 x 7 5/8 x 7 3/8 in. (17.5 x 19.4 x 18.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchase gift of Jill and Jay Bernstein, 2013.8. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Image courtesy of the artist's gallery, CUR.2013.8_gallery_photo.jpg)
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