Shutter (c)

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German (Schwerte, Germany born 1952)
Shutter (c), 2006
21st century
Stoneware with red glaze
sight: 80.1 x 61.7 x 4.9 cm
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Wilhelm Winterstein
, 2006.236
Ceramic made (we think) from a mould formed from rare meat. Intense, unevenly applied, red glaze maintains the strong allusion to blood and flesh. The organic forms are structured by the rectilinear "grid" of a central spine and "ribs", the slats and wooden structure of the eponymous "Shutter."

Information is being sought from the artist and her dealer concerning the exact technique.
verso, lower right: RT1713/A
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, representing the artist, 2006.
Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums Annual Report 2006-7, (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 30, ill.

Exhibition History
Re-View: S118 European & American Art since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 09/13/2008 - 04/09/2011
Re-View: European and American Art Since 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 05/03/2011 - 06/01/2013