Eva Zeisel-playful works

It seems that all these pieces are about to speak to me. I sat there mesmerized after downloading a lot of images of her work. Designer, ceramist grande old dame Eva Zeisel’s work needs no introduction or great words. They just speak for themselves.evazeisel1.gif

100 year old Eva Zeisel’s more than 75 years of extraordinary work is so alive that it just pushes us to sit up and think about our own life.

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Her views on life “Everything is unexpectedly colorful. Life is a present. That is why one shouldn’t have scandals, one shouldn’t have ill humor, one shouldn’t be cranky–that is the moment that is life. One should respect it.

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“All my work is mother-and-child.”- Eva Zeisel.

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Her functional objects bend, stretch, reach. They recall birds, leaves, pregnant bodies, belly buttons and fruit with a pared-down elegance.

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Everything I do is a direct creation of my hands, whether it is made in wood,  plaster or clay.”Eva Zeisel

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Her exuberant designs (above-belly button room dividers) show her playfulness.

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Just a little curve that is perfect and never a wrong curve, that is what her designs is all about.

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She is called an industrial (machine age modern) designer and her creations show ‘friendliness’, ‘family relations’.

I keep wondering about her spirits and  I keep saluting this unstoppable lady’s works!

A few sites to see her work- (1) , (2) , (3) ,(4)

Images courtesy (& via) Evazeiselorangechicken,  SignonSanDiego, Nambe, Mindspring

10 thoughts on “Eva Zeisel-playful works”

  1. Terrific work! That is the type of information that should be shared
    around the web. Disgrace on the search engines for no longer positioning this post higher!
    Come on over and visit my site . Thank you =)

  2. Hi Brice Brown,

    Thank you for this comment.
    I do always give the name of the source I had taken image from. In this case too if you check I have already credited your web site albeit differently – under- “A few site to see her work”- pl click on (1).
    Any way I am giving specific credit as you pointed out-right away.
    Thanks.

  3. you are using seven photographs that are copyrighted by my company. They are our property. If you would like to use them you will need to credit us on your website and any where else that you use them. please contact us about this our attorney Tom Marino @ 212 682 8811. thank you. Brice Brown

  4. Hi Adam,

    Thank you very much for the visit and great info! I will be checking out her new product/s, I am sure these must be fantastic!

  5. If you love Eva’s old work you will absolutely love her most recent product releases through Eva Zeisel Originals. The set of four brass candlesticks with bronze finish are currently on pre-order and are going fast!!!

  6. Superb! just recently another bloggers wrote about her- so i now knw. but thanx for the pictures- more the merrier. 100 and creating incredible beauty – thanx for the links!

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