David Furman: The Artist is in the Details

The Artist is in the Details Works by David Furman May 16th – July 25th, 2009 Reception: Saturday, June 13th, 6-9pm

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For more than 40 years, artist David Furman has created diverse works in clay that express his ideas, experiences, and perceptions through irony, empathy, and humor. His repertoire is vast: miniature room vignettes and smallscale “contemporary ruins” and trompe l’oeil works imitating ceramic tools, paintbrush-filled coffee cans, tea cups with floating pencils and erasers, and chalkboards and bulletin boards. Furman’s more recent work is focused on composite-vegetable teapots and wooden-mannequin based scenarios that portray human emotion.
David Furman: The Artist is in the Details will be accompanied by a full-color catalog documenting the works of David Furman, complete with essays by Kirsten Ellsworth, Elaine Levin, Mary MacNaughton, and a forward by David Armstrong. This publication is funded in-part by the Pasadena Art Alliance.

Special Event: Guest Artist Talk with David Furman Saturday, June 27, 5-7 p.m. Open to the public, $5 admission; free for members. To RSVP, call 909/865-3146 or email frontdesk@ceramicmuseum.org

Museum hours: Wed. through Sat., 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Open on the “Second Saturday” of each month until 9:00 p.m.  

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