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BREAKING BARRIERS:
THE CERAMIC ART OF JEFF SHAPIRO AND SHIGEMASA HIGASHIDA

November 10 - December 2, 2012




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Artwork

Jeff Shapiro (b. 1949, NY) studied ceramic arts while living in Japan. His work has been exhibited internationally in Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Canada and Japan. His work can be found in numerous museum collections including The Sevre Museum, Paris, France; The Carlo Zauli Museum, Faenza, Italy; The Massachusetts Museum of Fine Art, Boston MA; The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; The Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY; and The Fuller Museum, Brockton, MA. He has given workshops and seminars in many countries around the world, and has built 2 wood fire kilns in Italy. This is one of his four solo/ two person shows at Lacoste Gallery. He has curated in numerous important ceramic exhibitions for us and in conjuction with the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Harvard Ceramics.

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Jeff Shapiro

Large Shield Sculpture
30.5 x 5 x 16 in.  
stoneware, glaze wood-fired
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Stone Formation
15 x 18 x 4.5 in.  
stoneware

Platter w/ Orange Dots
3 x 18 in.  
stoneware, glaze wood-fired

Teabowl w/ Ash Drips
3.25 x 4.75 x 4.5 in.  
stoneware, glaze wood-fired

Teabowl w/ Ash

stoneware, glaze wood-fired

Medium Crecent, Copper Pink
5.5 x 13 x 3 in.  
stoneware, glaze wood-fired