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Adam Silverman: Common Ground
INVENTORY PRESS

A celebration of multicultural collaboration through contemporary ceramics and exquisite, whimsical ikebana arrangements

Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 144 pgs / 68 color / 12 bw. | 6/20/2023 | Awaiting stock
$40.00



Adam Silverman: Common GroundAdam Silverman: Common Ground

With Sogetsu Ikebana Los Angeles

Published by Inventory Press.
Introduction by Adam Silverman. Text by Ravi GuneWardena, Aya Muto, Akane Teshigahara, Tony Marsh.

Adam Silverman creates ambitious ceramic work with site-specific materials that engage their places of origin. Similar to a chef cooking with local ingredients, his works are infused with the history, culture, issues and spirit of a place. In the fall of 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe, Silverman began a project to address the political and cultural divisions in America. Silverman collected materials (clay, wood ash and water) from every state and inhabited US territory and combined them into a single, new, fully integrated material. This material was then used to create 56 ceremonial vessels that celebrate the nation’s radical inclusivity and diversity. A series of 56 Ikebana arrangements made by students at Sogetsu Ikebana Los Angeles are placed in Silverman’s vessels, creating a powerful pairing of American materials and symbols with Japanese traditions.
Adam Silverman (born 1963) is a Los Angeles–based artist known for his experimental processes and resulting sculptural vessels. He is regarded as one of the most dynamic practitioners dedicated to ceramics today. Silverman received received bachelor degrees in both fine art and architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design.



PUBLISHER
Inventory Press

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 144 pgs / 68 color / 12 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2023 p. 39   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781941753569 TRADE
List Price: $40.00 CDN $56.00 GBP £34.00

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STATUS: Forthcoming | 6/20/2023

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