Presentation on theme: "Architectural Tile and Ornament Ceramics 1. Nara, Japan 1200-1400 CE Roof top of a shrine. The central tile is press molded as are the round circles below."— Presentation transcript:
Architectural Tile and Ornament Ceramics 1
Nara, Japan CE Roof top of a shrine. The central tile is press molded as are the round circles below.
Wat Benchamabophit, Dusit, Thailand, 1899
Tondo (round architectural ornament), Andrea Della Robbia. Italian Renaissance, 1400s. Most of the raised items are press molded.
Luca Della Robbia
Palacio Frontiera, Lisbon, Portugal, 1600s. Painted rather than press molded tile
Delft Tile, Holland, painted with cobalt over white glaze.
Mexican Ultra Baroque, San Francisco Acatepec,
All the scrollwork you see here is produced using molds. Most of these pieces are plaster, but all began with a clay prototype (first piece) from which a mold was taken.
Adriana Varejao Varejaos work deals with the historical meat (the mortal lives, the pain and suffering) that lie behind historical architecture and. She is a Brazilian artist. The work is often about the history of European colonization of the Americas. If you arent aware, European (whether Portuguese, Spanish, or English) colonization was brutal, slave labor.
Adriana Varejaao, For an installation in Japan
Martina Lantin Lantin is a contemporary artist interested in historic ornamentation. These are press molded ceramic tiles.
Arts and Crafts Movement Charles Rennie MacIntosh Tile. The Arts and Crafts Movement sought to bring art into everyday life from tiles to wallpaper.
Art Nouveau Tile. The Art Nouveau style is marked by the curving lines of vegetation.
Complex tile patterns from Uzbekistan
More Uzbek Tile – Your tile does not have to be square.
Pewabic Pottery Tiles, Arts and Crafts Movement