Ceramic is not just hot these days when it comes out of the kiln. Brutto Gusto fine arts has been actively pursuing the goal of exhibiting and promoting current ceramics and contemporary handicrafts for more than 25 years. We are proud to represent top-class artists whose exquisite works enrich the leading private collections and museums.
'You have to say, now that so many artists are returning to ceramics and glass, that Brutto Gusto, first in Rotterdam and now for almost 10 years in Berlin, were pioneers. Many insiders–and newcomers–turn to Brutto Gusto to find out more about the past and present of these difficult disciplines and materials. And Geer Pouls is not afraid to hire visual artists to experiment with these techniques. Only craft? No, Brutto Gusto is a pioneer of the arts and demonstrates great expertise and instinct that few of us have ... ' –Chris Dercon
In K for ceramics, Brutto Gusto shows a medley by ceramists, who as sculptors focused on the contemporary crafts. Among them are some pioneers from the 1970s and 1980s, such as Heidi Kippenberg and Barbara Stehr, but also Gustavo Perez Delgado, Guido Geelen, Martin Schlotz, Johanna Schweizer, Sebastian Scheid, Willem Speekenbrink and Robin Winters, who led the transition from the 20th to the 21st Century. And finally, Carolein Smit, Morten Løbner Espersen and Johannes Nagel occupy the hottest positions in today's brand-new ceramics.
Morten Løbner Espersen, Guido Geelen, Heidi Kippenberg, Johannes Nagel, Gustavo Perez Delgado, Sebastian Scheid, Martin Schlotz, Johanna Schweizer, Ben Sleeuwenhoek, Carolein Smit, Barbara Stehr, Willem Speekenbrink, Robin Winters.
Press release courtesy Brutto Gusto.