David Furman: The Artist is in the Details

David Furman Cover

May 16–July 25, 2009

Reception: Saturday, June 13, 6-9pm

Special Event: Guest Artist Talk with David Furman
Saturday, June 27, 5-7 p.m.

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.

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