Petronilla Silver - Nicola Tassie

Nicola Tassie

Showing at Perspective, 8 Holland Street 2018
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Nicola Tassie is a ceramicist who initially studied painting at the Central School of Art, London. Her wall and free-standing ceramic sculpture which are to be shown at Perspective reference functional forms. The crossovers between art and ceramics are a continuing preoccupation in her practice, which presents a contemporary dialogue about ceramics as objects and as art.  The conceptual pieces range from the functional, to the functionally ambiguous, to the overtly sculptural, displayed in large-scale installations and ‘still life’ compositions. She is interested in the meaning and reception of ceramics across the craft, design and art thresholds. Delving into the history of ceramics, she investigates its aesthetics, systems of display, and functionality, to comment on notions of status, and the significance of the object in contemporary society.

<p>Nicola Tassie shown at Cape Cornwall 2017: <em>Folly (Series 2)</em> 2017  Glazed and unglazed stoneware. Ht 255 cm<br /><em>Conjunction</em>  2017  Glazed stoneware. 4 thrown cylinders held in balance</p>

Nicola Tassie shown at Cape Cornwall 2017: Folly (Series 2) 2017  Glazed and unglazed stoneware. Ht 255 cm
Conjunction  2017  Glazed stoneware. 4 thrown cylinders held in balance

<p>Nicola Tassie <em> Murmuration </em> 2017 Porcelain with black iron oxide inlay Glazed on the inside with a polished unglazed exterior 5 porcelain cylinders arranged in a line 15 x 65 x 13 cm  SOLD</p>

Nicola Tassie Murmuration 2017 Porcelain with black iron oxide inlay Glazed on the inside with a polished unglazed exterior 5 porcelain cylinders arranged in a line 15 x 65 x 13 cm  SOLD

<p>Nicola Tassie <em>Squall</em> 2017 Porcelain with black iron oxide inlay Glazed on the inside with a polished unglazed exterior 5 porcelain cylinders arranged in a line 15 x 65 x 13 cm</p>

Nicola Tassie Squall 2017 Porcelain with black iron oxide inlay Glazed on the inside with a polished unglazed exterior 5 porcelain cylinders arranged in a line 15 x 65 x 13 cm

<p>Nicola Tassie <em>Block</em> 2017 Glazed stoneware 9 thrown, turned and squashed vessels stacked up in a block40 x 63 x 30 cm   SOLD at Collect 2017</p>

Nicola Tassie Block 2017 Glazed stoneware 9 thrown, turned and squashed vessels stacked up in a block40 x 63 x 30 cm   SOLD at Collect 2017

<p>Nicola Tassie <em>Conjunction</em> 2017 Glazed stoneware 4 thrown cylinders held in balance 18 x 40 x 16 cm</p>

Nicola Tassie Conjunction 2017 Glazed stoneware 4 thrown cylinders held in balance 18 x 40 x 16 cm

<p>Nicola Tassie <em>Folly Series 1</em> 2016 Glazed stoneware Height 250 cm Photo: Peter Abrahams<br />To be shown at Collect 2017</p>
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Nicola Tassie Folly Series 1 2016 Glazed stoneware Height 250 cm Photo: Peter Abrahams
To be shown at Collect 2017

 

<p>Nicola Tassie <em>Pop - after Lichtenstein</em> 2005 Set of 3 pierced jars  Earthenware with tin glaze  23 x 25.4 x 8.3 cm  Photo: Peter Abrahams</p>

Nicola Tassie Pop - after Lichtenstein 2005 Set of 3 pierced jars  Earthenware with tin glaze  23 x 25.4 x 8.3 cm  Photo: Peter Abrahams

<p>Nicola Tassie <em>Sea View</em> 2005 Stoneware with glaze, slip and oxides Four individually thrown and turned vessels, painted with slips, and glazed to 1280 degrees centigrade 18 x 20 x 22 cm  Photo: Peter Abrahams  SOLD</p>

Nicola Tassie Sea View 2005 Stoneware with glaze, slip and oxides Four individually thrown and turned vessels, painted with slips, and glazed to 1280 degrees centigrade 18 x 20 x 22 cm  Photo: Peter Abrahams  SOLD

<p><span>Nicola Tassie </span><span>Porcelain bowl with mesh of etched lines 2016 4.9 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm  Sold<br /></span></p>

Nicola Tassie Porcelain bowl with mesh of etched lines 2016 4.9 x 24.8 x 24.8 cm  Sold

<p><span>Nicola Tassie  <em>Web</em>  2015  Porcelain 26 piece   Sold at Collect 2015<br />Photo </span><span>M Stylianou</span></p>

Nicola Tassie  Web  2015  Porcelain 26 piece   Sold at Collect 2015
Photo
M Stylianou

<p>Nicola Tassie <em>Web</em> 2015 Porcelain 26 piece   Sold at Collect 2015<br />Photo <span>M Stylianou</span></p>

Nicola Tassie Web 2015 Porcelain 26 piece   Sold at Collect 2015
Photo M Stylianou