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Richard Shaw Hope II (On the Bottom), 1990
Richard Shaw Ship Tureen #2, 1993
Richard Shaw Stack of Cards (Buy No More), 1984
Richard Shaw Rock Jar, 1972
Richard Shaw Small Card Stack with Book and Bowl, 1996
Richard Shaw Untitled (Figure), 1998
Richard Shaw Shigaraki Bowl, 1998
Richard Shaw Camouflage Tea Pot, 1973
Richard Shaw Box, Can, Brush, 1988
Exhibition Announcement Card
Exhibition Announcement Card (reverse)
exhibition instalation image 

Press Release

Starting September 11, the George Adams Gallery will have on view a show of new paintings by Andrew Lenaghan in the main exhibition space and an overview of porcelain sculptures from 1968 through 1998 by Richard Shaw in the small gallery.

The exhibition of sculptures by Richard Shaw ranges from his early earthenwear pieces such as Bee Jar of 1969, examples of his first works in porcelain such as the trompe l'oeil Rock Jar of 1972, as well as several examples from his Palette, and Ship series of the 1980s and mid-1990s. The exhibition concludes with his most recent work, figures and small bowls, completed this summer while on a fellowship to Shigaraki in Japan.

Exhibition Checklist

clockwise from left:

1.  Box, Can, Brush, 1988
6 x 17 1/4 x 12 inches

2.  Untitled (Figure), 1998
26 inches high (irregular)

3.  D.L. Metzner, 1998
porcelain with decal overglaze
4 1/4 x 10 inches

4.  Ship Tureen #2, 1993
porcelain with decal overglaze
5 1/2 x 21 x 4 1/2 inches

5.  Shigaraki Bowl, 1998
porcelain with decal overglaze
14 inches in diameter

6. Small Card Stack with Book and Bowl, 1996
porcelain with glazed transfer
13 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches

7.  On the Bottom (Hope II), 1998
porcelain with glaze
17 x 20 x 14 inches

8.  Rock Jar, 1972
8 inches high (irregular)

9.  Camouflage Tea Pot, 1973
7 1/2 inches high