26 Apr Left in Pieces but Holding it Together
As for you ceramic lovers out there who might have broken some of their most cherished pieces so let us introduce you to Bouke de Vries, an artist from the Netherlands who specialized in the art of broken ceramics and has received recognition from ceramic artists and restorers.
Bouke de Vries was born in the Netherlands, he now lives and creates his artwork in London. He makes classic pieces that are found in the Dutch art of restoring ceramic pieces, breathing in a new life into them such as adding a butterfly which is a sign of resurrection through the perfectness of imperfection of one that has once lost its flair.
Therefore, he wanted to create this devastating artwork as his narrative of telling historic takes through a new context where he started creating new pieces by searching for broken pottery and the damaged part will be restored by creating new outlines that resemble its original shape with a gold coating is also often used to highlight repaired cracks, create sculptures or decorations that are shown in the world in an artistic perspective