ALDO BAKKER FOR THOMAS EYCK
By positioning his works as individual characters, Aldo Bakker forces his audience to shift its perception. We are no longer looking at an inanimate object on which we project our knowledge of style, shape or material value. Instead, these creatures invite us to engage in a conversation about their behavior, their uncertainties, their beliefs, their native tongue. We do not approach them as buyers or even as art historians, we become their fellow travelers, questioning ourselves as much as they question us.
In search of the right materials, the start of this pitcher has been a long time coming. Ever since the drawing started (2005) it has been a wish of Aldo Bakker to bring it into existence.
porcelain colors: grayish blue, warm sand, white speckledlarge: H7" x W6.2" x D2.5"
small: H5" x W4.7" x D1.8"