Peter Strang:
Porcelain painting "The Temptation"

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Peter Strang:
Porcelain painting "The Temptation"

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Ars Mundi Exclusive Edition | Limited 198 copies | Porcelain | Handmade and painted | Solid wood framing | Size 25.9 x 30.4 cm

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Peter Strang: Porcelain painting "The Temptation"

The porcelain Paintings by Peter Strang prove that he masterly uses his materials not only in sculptural creations, but also in 2-dimensional art. Here he broadens the old forms of porcelain art with new ideas.

Porcelain painting "The Temptation":

Not the biblical snake, but a devil figure ranges Eve the apple from the tree of knowledge - and makes blatant advances. Strand turns it into a clash of brilliant white and the deepest black, and with a deeper meaning: On the cheek of "blushing" beauty already seen a first black spot.

Burned with a gold figures made of hard porcelain image at 1.300 degrees. Manufactured at Schwarzburger Werkstatten porcelain art. Limited Edition 198 copies, in demanding solid wood framing. Size 25.9 x 30.4 cm. Ars Mundi exclusive Edition.

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German sculptor, born in 1936 in Dresden

Peter Strang has the traditional Meissen porcelain shaped like Peter strand: born in 1936 in Dresden, the artist is famous today for his wall sculptures, portraits and sculptures made of fine porcelain.

After completing his education at the State Porcelain Factory studied at the Dresden Academy of Arts and returned in 1959 as sculptor at the Meissen manufactory. In 1973 he was appointed artistic director of the State Porcelain Factory. In 2001 he works with "Art prize of the GDR", the "national prize for literature and art" and the "Saxon order of merit" as a freelance artist.

Graphic or sculpture edition that was initiated by ars mundi and is available only at ars mundi or at distribution partner licensed by ars mundi.

Ceramic product made from kaolin, quartz and feldspar.

Porcelain is formed by turning or pressing. Figural representations are cast. Complex molds have to be cast in sections and then "applied". After molding, the pieces are dried and "burnt" at about 900 °C. After that, the glaze is applied and fired at temperatures between 1,240 °C and 1,445 °C. In major manufactures, the porcelain is painted by hand with each color separately and has to be burned in compliance with narrow temperature tolerances.

The porcelain was invented in China and became widespread in Europe in the 16th century. The first European porcelain factory was founded in Meissen in 1710.

Other famous European porcelain factories are Fürstenberg, Höchst, Schwarzburger Werkstätten, Lladró, Nymphenburg, KPM, Augarten, Sèvres, Limoges, Royal Copenhagen, Worcester. Individual factories label their products with the porcelain brands that serve to identify their origin.

Related links:
Schwarzburg Workshops of the Porcelain Art
Lladró

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