Nr. 14 by Mance van Beers
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Mance van Beers

Nr. 14 2019

Clay
33 ⨯ 33 cm
€ 675

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Mance is fascinated by life after beauty. She sees the appeal and sadness of impermanence. Or the humor that the loss can evoke. In her work you see the combinations of opposites. Shiny and dull, refined and rough, new and old, beautiful and ugly and above all: graceful and tough.   Clay is her medium. She intuitively starts an image, forms and feels the material with her hands, builds, combines and stacks shapes. This creates new autonomous images. This is followed by mixed techniques and the work is fired more than once in the oven. Layer after layer, the colors and structures come to life that depict the passage of time.   Mance uses her background in textile design, painting and photography to create images. In her ceramic work she combines colors, textures, materials and techniques. You can look at her work endlessly and you can never resist feeling it…

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