10 In-Demand Works on Artsy This Week

In this weekly series, Artsy’s Curatorial team offers a look at the artworks that are currently gaining traction among collectors on Artsy. Looking at our internal data, we offer a selection of works that Artsy members are engaging with through inquiries, bids, page views, and saves. The following pieces are culled from recent online auctions and art fairs hosted on Artsy, as well…

Elsa Sahal, sculptrice décomplexée des excroissances

Les sculptures en céramique de cette diplômée des Beaux-arts de Paris ne laissent pas de marbre. Un militantisme teinté d’humour imprègne ses œuvres sensuelles. A l’image de sa fontaine attendue le 8 août à Nantes : un Manneken-Pis rose bonbon, au féminin.

B.C. potter Wayne Ngan turned clay into objects of rare sculptural beauty

Wayne Ngan devoted much of his life transforming clay into art – specifically, into pottery of such complexity and beauty that it attained the level of sculpture. Mr. Ngan found much of his inspiration in the driftwood, shells, sea pods and plant life on the beaches and garden surrounding his home studio on Hornby Island, B.C. He died on June 12 from lymphoma,…

Soon a Manneken-Pis feminist in Nantes, June 2020

Two legs in glazed pink raised on columns charged with”sea urchins, coral, and shells to let out a thin stream of water from a vagina triumphant… This is the sculpture group three meters high that will be able to discover from August of the Nantais, in the basins of the place royale. The initiative is part of the ” Travel to Nantes “, a cultural…

Wayne Ngan (1937-2020)

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of our beloved Wayne Ngan. He passed away on June 12th at the age of 83, leaving behind an ineffable legacy. As a studio potter, whose works are inextricably…