October 15, 2015

“Timeless” at Pewabic @ Hyperallergic

Any Detroit historian or amateur tour guide can probably tell you that Pewabic Pottery, founded in 1903, is one of the city’s oldest businesses, known for its signature glazes that contribute to the unique look of tile work inside the downtown Guardian Building and other iconic Detroit locales, as well as within the interiors of numerous homes throughout the city. What is less readily understood is Pewabic’s ongoing dedication to and participation in the wider conversation about contemporary ceramics in the art world today. If you wanted to take a moment to correct this oversight, might I recommend beginning with Timeless, a two-person show featuring A. Blair Clemo and Blake J. Williams, which opened on September 18 at Pewabic Pottery and features two distinctive and engaging takes on ceramic art objects.

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