Jean Girel

French, born 1947

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Jean Girel

French, born 1947

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Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Maison Gerard at TEFAF New York Spring 2018,
Maison Gerard
2012
La Borne: 1940-1980 - A Post War Movement of Ceramic Expression in France,
Magen H Gallery
Jean Girel: Ceramics,
Maison Gerard

Jean Girel’s ceramics build on a classical legacy that reaches back to Chinese Song Dynasty pots, …

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Jean Girel’s ceramics build on a classical legacy that reaches back to Chinese Song Dynasty pots, yet he upends any sense of tradition by pioneering new methods and techniques. After apprenticing with a ceramicist in the French countryside, Girel studied visual arts in Paris and then returned to ceramic-making. His …

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