Woodman highlights this Minoan terracotta larnax, on view in gallery 151, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
“When you paint on something you change your perception of what it is.” —Ceramist Betty Woodman
In this episode of The Artist Project, Woodman highlights this Minoan terracotta larnax, on view in gallery 151. http://met.org/1T7Ucjl#MetArtistProject
on a Minoan terracotta larnax
on ancient Near Eastern cylinder seals
When you paint on something you change your perception of what it is.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Betty Woodman, born 1930, is an American artist. The vessel and ceramics have been at the center of her practice for the past 60 years. She lives and works in New York and outside of Florence, Italy.
Betty Woodman (American, born Norwalk, Connecticut, 1930).The Ming Sisters, 2003 Glazed earthenware, epoxy resin, lacquer and paint; 32 × 81 × 8 in. (81.3 × 205.7 × 20.3 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Gift of The A. L. Levine Family Foundation, by exchange, 2003 (2003.413a–c) © Betty Woodman
AS SEEN IN THE EPISODE
Minoan. Terracotta larnax (chest-shaped coffin), mid-13th century B.C. Terracotta. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Anonymous Gift, in memory of Nicolas and Mireille Koutoulakis, 1996 (1996.521a, b)
音節 lar • nax 発音 lɑ'ːrnæks
[名詞] (pl. -na・kes［-nəkìːz］) 〔考古〕 ラルナクス：古代ギリシアで用いられたテラコッタ製の装飾棺.［語源］1870.＜ギリシャ語 lárnax 収納箱，つぼ