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The Architecture of Space
With essays by Rick Newby and Glen R. Brown
This 50 page all-color publication contains over 200 images spanning the past three decades of Robert Harrison’s career. Focused on his large-scale site-specific architectural sculpture, the publication covers both his indoor and outdoor projects that have taken him around the world.
For the first time, see a visual timeline of Robert’s work from the early 1980’s through to the present, allowing the reader to see his development as an artist. Utilizing a wide variety of materials that have their roots in the ceramic arts, Robert explores his architectural vision through the uses of columns and arches, walls and floors, stacks and vessels. X’s and spirals. At mid-career his work has centered on the ‘architecture of space’ both indoors and out.
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Robert Harrison: Of Marks and Boundaries
Article by Glen R. Brown
Published in Ceramics Art and Perception (Sydney, Australia), no.56, 2004
Earthly Visions, Celestial
Alignments: Robert Harrison's Accomplishment
This essay draws upon three earlier articles on the work of Robert
Harrison by Rick Newby: "Robert Harrison: Shrines for Potters,"
published in American Ceramics (New York, NY), Autumn 1991;
"Rooms within Rooms: The Installations of Robert Harrison,
19811992," first published in the catalog to the Robert Harrison
exhibition, "Architecture without Walls," University
of South Australia Art Museum, September-October, 1992, and reprinted,
in slightly different form, in Ceramics: Art & Perception
(Sydney, Australia), Winter 199293; and "Robert Harrison:
Spirited Variations," published in Ceramic Review
(London, United Kingdom), Spring 2000.
All quotes by Robert Harrison are drawn from a series of interviews
with Rick Newby conducted between 1990 and 2000.
Rick Newby is a poet, editor, and critic living in Helena,
Montana. His articles on contemporary sculptors have appeared
in American Craft, American Ceramics, Ceramics:
Art & Perception (Australia), Ceramic Review (United
Kingdom), [high ground], and Sculpture. Newby's
essay on the origins of the Archie Bray Foundation, co-written
with Chere Jiusto, will appear in Ceramic Continuum: Fifty
Years of the Archie Bray Influence (Holter Museum of Art/University
of Washington Press, 2001).
Robert Harrison: Spirited
by Rick Newby
Published in Ceramic Review (London, United Kingdom), Spring
Rooms within Rooms:
The Installations of Robert Harrison, 1981-1992
by Rick Newby
First published in the catalog to the Robert Harrison exhibition,
"Architecture without Walls," University of South Australia
Art Museum, September 10-October 3, 1992; reprinted, in slightly
different form, in Ceramics: Art & Perception (Sydney,
Australia), Winter 1992-93.
Robert Harrison: Shrines
by Rick Newby
First published in American Ceramics (New York, NY), Autumn
1991; reprinted, in slightly different form, in Kinesis
4 (Whitefish, MT), Spring 1992