17:22 Oct. 12, 2016
Ukrainian artists work to create works for the first Ukrainian pavilion at famous International Ceramic Art Museum in China
Six sculptors from Ukraine spend a month in China. They create new pieces of art that will become the first showpieces for the Ukrainian pavilion. Every year, ceramic artists from different countries are invited to work here for a month. Part of their works is then added to the collection of the museums.
This year Ukrainians were asked to come, they create ceramics from September 26 till October 26. Ukrainian delegation consists of five artists: Yuriy Musatov, Natalia Zuban, Marta Berezhnenko, Liza Portnova and Andrey Kirichenko.
The Fule International Ceramic Art Museums complex is composed of the main exhibition hall, a ceramic documents center, and 21 museums for 21 countries and regions, including Canada, USA, UK, Germany, and Italy. More than 10,000 pieces of ceramic works, made by over 500 ceramic artists from different countries and regions, are displayed in the museum. The exhibition from each country consists of works, created during a residency at the museum.
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The first museum pavilions - for France and Scandinavia - opened in 2005 and were followed by Australia and North America pavilions two years later.