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Still Alive, Love You - Don
The Artist In All Facets 1929 - 2014

March 21 - May 6, 2015

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OPEN


SUNDAY March 22

2:00 - 5:00 pm



NCECA RECEPTION


Saturday March 28


1:00 - 7:00 pm


Music 4:00 - 7:00 pm



Lacoste Gallery is pleased to present Still Alive, Love You-Don, the tribute exhibition for ceramic legend Don Reitz (1929-2014), titled from one of his last telephone messages. The exhibition will present the artist in all facets through a wide display of his one-of-a-kind ceramic pieces, quirky memorabilia and images from The Ranch, his beloved home and studio in Arizona. Reitz's iconic ceramic art is held in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, LACMA, The Art Institute of Chicago, and The Museum of Arts and Design in New York, among many other museums and institutions. In his own words, "My art has always come out of need. Not everyone may like what I do, but I can only make what I feel in my heart. You have to have courage to put out what you know to be truth."



Basic Black
NCECA Show at Concord Art Association

March 22 - April 3, 2015

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Josephine Burr, Anne Currier, Sara Flynn, Ronnie Gould, Steven Heinemann, Jan McKeachie Johnston, Ani Kasten, Elizabeth Kendall, Bodil Manz, Warren Mather, Colby Parsons, Mark Pharis, Alev Ebüzziya Siesbye, Hans Vangso.

Open Sundays until 4:00
Concord Art Association

NCECA Reception
Concord Art Association
Saturday March 28
2:00 - 4:00 pm

Basic Black is an installation of contemporary ceramics in the 18th century building that houses the Concord Art Association.The international group is comprised of artists represented by Lacoste Gallery.



Josephine Burr & Nathan Prouty
Next Generation Ceramics

June 13 - July 4, 2015

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Two emerging sculptors expand the definition of what clay can mean. Josephine Burr combines a clean, modern style with the touch of the hand—the foregrounding of material and process—that has long been the hallmark of clay. Her pieces - looped, clustered, connected and shifting - explore the fluidity of lines, rendered in a shifting spectrum of form, surface, color, and light. Burr is one of a new generation of artists taking the classical medium of ceramics and updating it to a modern sensibility. Her contemporary Nathan Prouty reworks the knick-knack and souvenir, tokens of the incessant stimulation of the modern world, into clay works of art encased in plastic domes, much like snow globes in souvenir shops. He creates vast installations of these small works, dredging up anxieties and associations of overstimulation. This two-person exhibition is devoted to the exploration of pure sculpture and ideas over form and process.



Warren MacKenzie
Still Kicking

July 18 - August 8, 2015

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Warren MacKenzie is, at 91, the foremost American potter making functional pottery his art form.



Mark Pharis Solo
September 12 - October 10, 2015

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Mark Pharis is a maker with a brilliant mind who takes forms apart with a CAD program and puts them back together, abstracting to the point of sculpture. His show will focus on geometry and painting with glaze.



SunKoo Yuh: Korean Ceramic Invitational
Curated by SunKoo Yuh

October 17 - November 7, 2015

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Internationally renowned Korean sculptor invites five of his contemporaries to submit work for the show he is curating at Lacoste Gallery. SunKoo Yuh will be bringing new tile work that he has been developing in Korea and China, as well as sculptural pieces concerning relationships. The invited artists are SooJong Ree, JungDo Lee, Injin Lee, KangHyo Lee, and SungJae Choi.



Claude Champy/Jeff Shapiro
November 14 - December 5, 2015

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This exhibition features the work of two renowned international ceramic artists Claude Champy of France and Jeff Shapiro of the USA.