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Porcellana Nervosa

Posted in Dolls, Eyecandy, Interna, Sculpture by Suzanne on September 24th, 2007 | BBC Wikipedia


Mother and Child by Harma Heikens, mixed media, 80 x 60 x 40 cm, 2004

For the stressed reader: The Sliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiideshow! Much shorter this time. I promise.

NOTE TO READERS:
If you're a sculptor working with porcelain/ceramics/glass/ivory et al. and want to be added to Porcellana Nervosa, please feel free to leave a comment to this post.

BoingBoing's Antique Ivory Skull Statuettes

Barnaby Barford (site currently down - visit DesignBoom instead!)

Crystal Morey (via The StuntKid)

Cynthia Consentino (via SubStrom)

Harma Heikens (via Andrea Natale)

Hieronymus Bosch Action Figures (by the Parastone Mouseion collection)

Julien Martinez (previously featured here)

Justin Novak (via Glubibulga)

Les Deux Garcons (previously featured here)

Liu Jianhua (I was lucky enough to see some of his sculptures at the beautiful Mahjong show in Berne - via Andrea Natale)

Lucio Bubacco (via Notes From Somewhere Bizarre)

Mark Ryden's Angel of Meat (seen here exhibited at Carrie Secrist Gallery)

Martin Klimas

Pia Stadtbäumer

Renée Laferriere (via Strange Little Girls)

Richard Stipl (via Hugo)

RECENT ADDITIONS

Charles Krafft

Joseph Seigenthaler (thanks, Jessica Joslin!)

Shary Boyle (previously featured here and here)

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20 comments to " Porcellana Nervosa "

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    Bryan Alexander says:

    Feel better, Ms. Wurzel. Mend! Ameliorate!
    Your fans brood mightily on your behalf.

    September 25th, 2007 at 1:20 am

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    kid37 says:

    Oh, ich wünsche gute Besserung! Ich nehme an, das gute alte Wurzeltod hilft da nicht. Porzellanfeine Links sind wieder dabei, ein Trost für die Daheimgebliebenen. Wir werden beten.

    September 25th, 2007 at 10:48 pm

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    Thomas says:

    How are you feeling this week, Suzanne? Hope your Beatrice has lead you to Paradise by now.

    October 2nd, 2007 at 10:05 pm

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    Jessica says:

    Hope that you're feeling better now m'dear!
    For the list:
    Joseph Seigenthaler
    http://www.joeseigenthaler.com/Home.html

    October 9th, 2007 at 7:09 am

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    Suzanne says:

    Thanks for all your well wishes. They really helped and I feel so much better already.

    @Jessica: Joseph has been added to the list. Gracias!

    October 10th, 2007 at 5:30 pm

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    Suzanne G. - Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten says:

    [...] Features Anaïs Nin Araki Nobuyoshi Cabinets de Curiosités Catacombe dei Cappuccini Edward Gorey Fumetto Comics Festival Geof Kern Maurizio Cattelan Porcellana Nervosa Spooky Video Special Taxidermia [...]

    March 20th, 2008 at 1:24 am

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    Suzanne G. - Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » Barnaby Barford’s “The Good, The Bad, The Belle” at Spring Projects, London says:

    [...] Town - it opened only a year ago, but the current Barnaby Barford (previously featured here and here) exhibition shows that Spring has great taste and hopefully a long and healthy future as a [...]

    March 9th, 2009 at 12:15 am

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    Louise says:

    Fascinating......* Thanks xx

    February 21st, 2010 at 4:15 pm

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    Suzanne G. – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » “Bakers Dozen” feat. Xiao Guo Hui at Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto says:

    [...] (above), Peggy Kouroumalos (recently featured here), Christy Langer and Richard Stipl (featured in PorcelLana Nervosa) in their collection, to just name a [...]

    February 13th, 2011 at 8:14 pm

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    Suzanne G. – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » Barnaby Barford at David Gill Galleries, London says:

    [...] this weekend onwards, Barnaby Barford (previously featured here and here and of course here) will be showing works from his Love Is… series at David Gill Galleries in London who [...]

    March 25th, 2011 at 5:46 pm

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    Suzanne G. – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » Harma Heikens at Witzenhausen Gallery, New York says:

    [...] just got an email from the great Harma Heikens (previously mentioned here and here) informing me of an upcoming exhibition of hers opening this Thursday at a great gallery I have to [...]

    May 3rd, 2011 at 11:49 pm

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    Suzanne G. – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » Brave New WurzelWorld® says:

    [...] very focussed readership which I probably all know by name. The first volume will be themed around Porcellana Nervosa and will be an ode to my fascination for modern porcelain/glass [...]

    May 17th, 2011 at 9:07 am

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    Suzanne G. – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » Harma Heikens, Ray Caesar et al. at Corey Helford, Culver City says:

    [...] Shawn Barber, Scott G. Brooks, Ray Caesar (image below), Sas & Colin Christian, Korin Faught, Harma Heikens (image above), Liz McGrath and Martin Wittfooth. So this should be rather [...]

    May 17th, 2011 at 8:15 pm

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    Suzanne Gerber – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » House of Beasts at Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury, UK says:

    [...] had a long love and passion for artists combining bone and filigree with taxidermy, so I immediately knew this would work perfectly at an old manor house like [...]

    August 1st, 2011 at 10:15 pm

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    Suzanne Gerber – Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten» Blog Archive » Les Deux Garçons at Jaski Gallery, Amsterdam says:

    [...] Dutch taxidermy artists Les Deux Garçons who I featured waaaaay back in the olden days in both the Porcellana Nervosa and Taxidermia Wurzeltodensis threads because they are so damn [...]

    November 19th, 2011 at 12:13 am

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