Women artists and their work about women

Until March 24, 2013
Tuscania – Italy

Last Saturday I went to visit an interesting exhibition in Tuscania. It has been organized by one of my favorite ceramic artists – Mirna Manni – and it’s about WOMEN.

The exhibition features the work of nine artists who have shown thru their works who many different meanings and shades can be used to depict the female universe.

Every artist has contributed with her own expressive medium. Ceramic sculptures and installations, digital photography, mixed media, paintings …
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Meeting Italian ceramic artists: Mirna Manni

I met Mirna Manni last year, in Tuscania. I was there for an art exhibition and she was briefly introduced to me as the co-owner of the gallery and a ceramic artist, an information that – of course! –triggered my interest.

Small talk is not among my qualities, so I immediately asked her about her work. Her posture changed, her eyes lit and Mirna the charming lady gave way to Mirna the artist who bewitched me with her contagious passion for clay and her astonishing technical knowledge.

Following our conversation she sent me some pictures of her works, which I found absolutely interesting. Still I was hesitant to write an article about Mirna without having actually seen her pieces, which I longed to do, by the way. The announcement of her new solo exhibition in Tuscania unclenched my silent hurray! Continue reading