Matthew Solomon, ‘Iris’, 2015, Maison Gerard
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Matthew Solomon

Iris, 2015

Glazed porcelain
7 1/2 × 8 in
19.1 × 20.3 cm
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New York, New York
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Maison Gerard
New York, New York

Using fine white porcelain and glazes which he crafts himself, Matthew Solomon creates sculptures …

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Robert Levin
Matthew Solomon
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Matthew Solomon’s ceramics mimic the complex botanical structures that inspire his process. After working as a lawyer, Solomon took up gardening, which inspired him to create ceramics based on flowers. Using white porcelain and his own glazes, Solomon recreates the delicacy of the natural world in intricately designed ceramics. His pieces often take weeks to complete given their complexity. The elaborate surfaces and range of hues recall luxurious European design objects and rococo decor—a quality that underlines how Solomon is influenced not only by the flowers in his garden but also those seen in historical paintings.

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Maison Gerard
New York, New York

Using fine white porcelain and glazes which he crafts himself, Matthew Solomon creates sculptures of beauty with an element of the unexpected. His repertoire ranges from delicate tabletop tulips and vases to installations covering entire walls and/or ceilings -- but all share a singular elegance. Basing his designs …

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Robert Levin
Matthew Solomon
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Matthew Solomon’s ceramics mimic the complex botanical structures that inspire his process. After working as a lawyer, Solomon took up gardening, which inspired him to create ceramics based on flowers. Using white porcelain and his own glazes, Solomon recreates the delicacy of the natural world in intricately designed ceramics. His pieces often take weeks to complete given their complexity. The elaborate surfaces and range of hues recall luxurious European design objects and rococo decor—a quality that underlines how Solomon is influenced not only by the flowers in his garden but also those seen in historical paintings.

Matthew Solomon

Iris, 2015

Glazed porcelain
7 1/2 × 8 in
19.1 × 20.3 cm
Unique
This is a unique work.
Sold
Location
New York, New York
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