Uwe Loellmann fires his Anagama-kiln for 7 days. Twenty-five cubic metres of pine wood are burned. The high firing temperature of 1300°C is good for achieving extraordinary results. His vessels tell us something about our life and the powers of nature. In the present age, with its love of short-lived effects, it really requires courage to root one’s work in the ancient tradition of a craft whose basic material seems to be made for eternity. The extraordinarily expressive and symbolic qualities of clay are most strikingly evoked in his work. As an artist Loellmann’s task is to create his personal pieces....pieces which cannot be made by anyone else.
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