Rose Cabat Ceramics
A few weeks back I paid a visit to John Lawrence, BC art collector and antiquities dealer, to have a chat about Thomas Kakinuma and his influence on the Canadian ceramics scene. While there I was inspired by the work of Rose Cabat. Cabat is famous for what she calls 'feelies' - sensual ceramic shapes she creates in her Tucson studio.
Born in Brooklyn in 1914, Cabat started throwing in the 1950s and continues to this day. Some pieces are still affordable while others are fetching five figures.
Like all things sensual, the beauty lies in the natural composition and inspiration - which she finds in her vegetable garden...