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    Lokkal: Edna Dickinson of Zoho Gallery planned to exhibit a series of Raku platters in the gallery in May. But when San Miguel started to close down due to the Corona Virus, her first thought on the matter was: "Who is going to be interested in art now?"

    On further consideration, however, considering people isolated in their homes, she realized that art could be a welcome distraction, and might even make some people feel less alone. So she went went back into her studio and finished making this grouping of platters. Zoho proudly presents them to the public online.

    For these platters, Dickinson used simple, bold, abstracted calligraphic markings, glazed in neutral colors with a touch of gold luster, red or blue. The elemental connectedness and exciting immediacy of the Japanese process of Raku finished the design.

    Continue reading at Lokkal: The Show that Almost Wasn't: Raku Platters. More #Lokkal.

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