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Phil Docken

Minneapolis, MN

Artists bio available upon request

This pottery is inspired by the ceramics of antiquity. Art from the civilizations of the Fertile Crescent, which has survived to this day, evokes a desert world a world that remains largely a mystery. In this hurried life we seek rest and repose an oasis where refreshment and peace prevail. These pots are from that place and, it is hoped, radiate a sense of history, of mystery and dignity. They're called OASIS out of an appreciation for integrated living and a guess that we may recover a certain dignity by finding a model in our own past. My love of the desert informs the color choices. The pitted and multicolored surfaces are intentional. May they bring desert textures, colors, quietude - and mystery to the table.

3001 West 50th Street
(at 50th & Xerxes)
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Minneapolis, MN 55410
mon-sat 10 to 6
thu 'til 8
sunday 12 to 5