Frances Priest

Gathering Places, Grammar of Ornament, India Series II, Small with Plinth, 2017


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Incised ceramic with oxide wash, vitreous slip & glaze

Width: 40 cm (15.75 in)

Height: 25 cm (9.84 in)

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2017

England, UK

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London, UK

Frances Priest’s current work explores and interprets languages of ornament from different cultures, places and periods in history. The work is heavily influenced by a book she grew up with, The Grammar of Ornament by Owen Jones, first published in 1856. As a child, Frances read this book from cover to cover, and so began her love of pattern. In her late twenties, Frances spent a period travelling abroad, she started to take photographs and make drawings of patterns she observed, from the arra...

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