A selection of 15 exceptional ceramics by Hans Coper, Lucie Rie, Jennifer Lee, Ewen Henderson, Colin Pearson, Duncan Ross and Walter Keeler from a private French collection will be offered at Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr in Paris on Wednesday 6 December 2023. Hans Coper (1920-1981) was a leading figure in the field of studio pottery — the production of unique ceramic wares made by individual artist-potters in small batches. Together with Lucie Rie (1902-1995), he was instrumental in revolutionising British ceramics, adopting a style which was increasingly sculptural.
Andy Firth is a self-taught Australian artist of the social generation, known for his signature canvas: the human skull. Capturing the gentle intricacies of lives once lived, Firth’s work has captivated an engaged audience of over 2.5 million people Worldwide! His clientele includes Joe Rogan, Slash, Jason Momoa, Chris Brown and Nikkie Tutorials.
For the past decade, Firth has remained widely anonymous under the title ‘Jack Of The Dust’. Established in a home garage in 2013, his operation’s alluring namesake is an 1800s Royal Navy term that represents Firth’s revival of characters, cultures and the stories that surround them. Firth has now grown ‘Jack of The Dust’ to a full-time crew of 15, and operates from two Burleigh Heads warehouses spanning 7500 square feet on Australia’s Gold Coast. ‘Jack of The Dust’ exists to crack through the limits of imagination on adventure, where the human experience is never truly dead! And with that being said, here’s Part 3 of our bone-chilling interview with Andy Firth.
The world of social media is constantly changing, but it’s a great place to promote your art and build a community of fans as well as like-minded peers.
Here are some of Julie Ehrmantraut’s top tips to help you get started promoting your art on social media.
Julie is an artist and business owner with nearly a decade of experience with sharing her work on social media and selling art online through various channels.
Alongside her art business she also teaches other artists how to make an income from their art online through her website, JulieErinDesigns.com, and classes on Skillshare.
MARKET ALERT | Vintage rotary phones have been steadily rising in value and liquidity, becoming almost as good as gold.
Rare models sell between $200-2000 regularly. Even most basic rotary phones are in high demand.
Well-known home decorators are getting in the game and scooping up vintage phones from the market in bulk!
Further fuel into the fire is thrown by the limited (and constantly decreasing) supply.
“While supporting a growing family it is daunting to take the plunge from a safe, secure, and stable job, to the uncertainty of being a self-employed artist. I have sacrificed a career that I really enjoyed working as a mechanic. I left a very enjoyable position, working on a great variety of high-end cars with a good team in order to pursue my art career.”
Ben and Chloee Harvey are a young, successful couple living on the Central Coast of California. Years of training and experience as an Automotive Technician have given Ben the skill set and vision to create unique automotive furniture. With Chloee’s background in customer service and office management Ben’s Automotive Decor is a well oiled business machine. Here’s Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Ben.
Ben’s Automotive Decor (B.A.D.) specializes in modern furniture made from genuine car parts, creating truly unique works of automobile art.
Ben and Chloee Harvey are a young, successful couple living on the Central Coast of California. Years of training and experience as an Automotive Technician have given Ben the skill set and vision to create unique automotive furniture. With Chloee’s background in customer service and office management Ben’s Automotive Decor is a well oiled business machine. Here’s Part 1 of our exclusive interview with Ben.