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CLAUDI CASANOVAS (1956-)

Ceramic model “nº6” (Pedret)
Manufactured by Claudi Casanovas
Olot, 2015
Stoneware

Measurements
100 cm diameter x 130cm height
39,37 in diameter x 51,18 in height

Literature
Claudi Casanovas, “Ceramics 1975-2015”, by Eva Vàzques and Jordi Puig, published by Ursula Llibres, 2016.

Essays
“The pieces refer to a metaphorical journey, a moment in balance, which ultimately alludes to life: life in its final evanescence and its promise of completeness.” – Claudi Casanovas.

Bio
Claudi Casanovas was born in 1956. He first studied for the theatre in Barcelona, then trained as a ceramist in Olot (Catalonia). He was amember of the Coure Potters’ Cooperative from 1978 to 1987. In 1992 he won first prize at the III International Ceramics Competition in Mino, Japan. Major international exhibitions have included those at the Roman Museum in Nyon, Switzerland, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Oostende, Belgium and Kunstforum, Kirchberg, Switzerland.