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Denis O'Connor, Graeme Storm and Peter Hawkesby at the Gus Fisher Gallery Auckland.

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Post  Ev Wed 30 Mar - 17:04

This is on in conjunction with the Big Smoke Convention and is really worth visiting!
Graeme Storm has a room of superb pieces all done in his masterly perfect way .... the colours made my heart race!
Peter Hawkesby has some very quirky work that I don't really understand, but there were some vessels that appealed to me.
Denis O'Connor's room of work was absolutely amazing!!!! I felt so priviledged to be able to see so much work by such a very clever, creative potter!! His bottles were pure magic and his lidded ..... vessels were made with such freedom and joy it made my heart sing!! There was a lot of salt glazed ware and some very colourful ware too. His sculptural pieces are brilliant! An old Leach type wheel of his was in the room .... I had to sit on it .... it was very comfy - though the workings have rusted together now. He is now at the top of my wish list ..... just one piece bounce
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Post  TimCaulton Wed 30 Mar - 17:53

There was an O'Conner at one of the auctions just a week back I think.....big too
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Post  Ev Wed 30 Mar - 22:12

Oh come on now Tim .... Ev is a little girl collector and can't afford the big auction houses Razz
A friend found an O'Connor piece in an opshop .... for $2 affraid
That's my kind of dream find too cheers
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Post  Ev Thu 31 Mar - 11:17

A link to the Gus Fisher Gallery that details this fantastic Exhibition!
http://www.creative.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home/about/galleries-and-collections/gus-fisher-gallery/events/template/event_item.jsp?cid=358847
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Post  Jeremy Ashford Tue 6 Apr - 15:53

So who is at the top of your wish list now Ev?
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Post  Ev Fri 9 Apr - 12:31

Bathing in the glow of this super little Denis O'Connor bottle Cool

There is something special about his work, though the mug I have of his has never made me melt like this bottle Wink

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