Epehmera: Ceramic sculpture by Mark Messenger whose work is an expression of his personal mythology. His work encompasses a blend of drawing, painting, modeling, & pottery techniques. It is through these mediums that he explores social, political, & psychological issues.in the form of narratives. His clay characters interact with objects whose origins are found in history, mythology, religion, contemporary life, media, & art.
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Interesting inspiration to begin ceramic figures that portray expressions...
face pot with stain added by jburns711, via Flickr ...love this idea