Axel Salto
Danish, 1889-1961
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Collectible Design,
Peter Blake Gallery
PAD London 2018,
Modernity
2012
Jason Jacques Inc. at Design Miami/ 2012,
Jason Jacques Gallery

At a time when potters around him looked to the understated and refined traditions of Japan and China, ceramic artist Axel Salto produced earthy, sensual works inspired by nature. The Danish designer was an independent voice that favored sculptural over functional forms—which he classified by shape into three …

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