Anne Kraus (1956-2003; USA)

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Cup, Saucer and Plate
Whiteware with underglaze
Plate; dia. 6.5 in. 
Cup; ht. 2.5, wd. 4.5 in.
Saucer; dia. 5.5 in. 
Each piece with Artist signature on base.


Kraus studied at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. B.A. 1978, Painting; 1982, Greenwich House Pottery, New York; 1984, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, B.F.A., Ceramics. Awards: The New Jersey State Council of the Arts Award, 1988. Collections of her work are included in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Houston Museum of Fine Art, the Newark Museum, Carnegie Museum, Everson Museum of Art, the International Ceramic Museum, Shigaraki, Japan and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Kraus continued her love of painting, creating narrative scenes on ceramic vessels. On a single artwork there are many different images together with meticulously printed text. Together they explore stories depicting man's tenuous balance between reality and the unknown, a psychological state that Kraus mined in all her work.

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