Val Barry

Go down

Val Barry Empty Val Barry

Post by philpot on March 31st 2013, 2:35 pm

Val Barry 002-3
philpot
philpot

Number of posts : 2381
Location : cambridge
Registration date : 2010-11-06

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by philpot on March 31st 2013, 3:12 pm

One of the truly original potters thrown up in that immense creative exuberance of the 70's. Her pots are almost unique.Incredibly thin,and quite minimalist in decoration.Inspired by Chinese Pottery,and in particular the Sails of Chinese Junks.She was 30,before she trained at Sir John Cass school of art,and evening classes at the RCA. A brief career. By the mid 80's,she had abandoned pottery for working in bronze and other materials. Yet her pots are almost forgotten now. Which is a pity. Because they are simply gorgeous.
There are a couple in the V&A
http://collections.vam.ac.uk/search/?listing_type=imagetext&offset=0&limit=15&narrow=1&extrasearch=&q=val+barry&commit=Search&quality=1&objectnamesearch=&placesearch=&after=&after-adbc=AD&before=&before-adbc=AD&namesearch=&materialsearch=&mnsearch=&locationsearch=
philpot
philpot

Number of posts : 2381
Location : cambridge
Registration date : 2010-11-06

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by skipposal on March 31st 2013, 3:22 pm

How tall is that amazing piece? I've only ever seen her work in books - wonderful
skipposal
skipposal

Female Number of posts : 643
Age : 59
Location : Skipton, North Yorkshire
Registration date : 2013-02-07

http://Www.kegriffiths.blogspot.com

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by philpot on March 31st 2013, 3:36 pm

That particular one is 40 cms at the highest. And the base is 4.5 cms at its greatest width. I've actually just had to measure it,and I actually find the measurements quite surprising. I have four others of hers,which I will actually photograph when I get a new camera.This is a stored imagwe.
philpot
philpot

Number of posts : 2381
Location : cambridge
Registration date : 2010-11-06

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by dantheman on July 18th 2013, 10:04 pm

did Val mark her work?

_________________
"Changing your mind when you know whatís happening and you donít like it. Thatís what democracy is all about"
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 13883
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by philpot on July 23rd 2013, 8:51 am

Mark.

Val Barry 02911
philpot
philpot

Number of posts : 2381
Location : cambridge
Registration date : 2010-11-06

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Val Barry

Post by big ed on September 28th 2013, 9:35 pm

Val Barry Denise16

A little unusual this one , beautifully made and stands 9" x 8" , slim and the form has a slight deliberate twist impressed ? B
big ed
big ed
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 12388
Age : 65
Location : UK
Registration date : 2008-03-22

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by big ed on September 28th 2013, 9:36 pm

Val Barry Denise17
big ed
big ed
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 12388
Age : 65
Location : UK
Registration date : 2008-03-22

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by big ed on September 28th 2013, 9:37 pm

Val Barry Denise18
big ed
big ed
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 12388
Age : 65
Location : UK
Registration date : 2008-03-22

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by big ed on September 28th 2013, 9:38 pm

Val Barry Denise19
big ed
big ed
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 12388
Age : 65
Location : UK
Registration date : 2008-03-22

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by philpot on March 13th 2019, 6:28 am

I never did get around to posting the rest of the Val Barry we have.Val Barry Img_2810Val Barry Img_2811Val Barry Img_2812Val Barry Img_2813Val Barry Img_2814Val Barry Img_2815Val Barry Img_2816Val Barry Img_2817
philpot
philpot

Number of posts : 2381
Location : cambridge
Registration date : 2010-11-06

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by dantheman on March 13th 2019, 10:39 am

I hope you don't keep cats in the house

_________________
"Changing your mind when you know whatís happening and you donít like it. Thatís what democracy is all about"
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 13883
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by philpot on March 13th 2019, 11:39 am

These have always been in a cabinet. Those narrow bases do make them fragile!
philpot
philpot

Number of posts : 2381
Location : cambridge
Registration date : 2010-11-06

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by philpot on April 21st 2019, 5:50 am

An interesting piece as to what happened to Val Barry and illustrations of her work from auction house Bearnes,
https://www.bhandl.co.uk/articles/2019/04/12/val-barry.aspx
philpot
philpot

Number of posts : 2381
Location : cambridge
Registration date : 2010-11-06

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by dantheman on April 21st 2019, 9:53 am

a very interesting story, I would love to see her bronze sculptures

_________________
"Changing your mind when you know whatís happening and you donít like it. Thatís what democracy is all about"
dantheman
dantheman
Consultant
Consultant

Male Number of posts : 13883
Location : Lincolnshire ( the veg patch of England)
Registration date : 2008-02-03

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by philpot on May 18th 2019, 2:52 pm

The actual catalogue of the Val Barry Estate sale. She died in 2018. Nos 121 to 158, you have to scroll down from the top. Worth looking at. In particular the 'Guardsmen' pieces are particularly striking. Pity she ever gave up ceramics, she was a very interesting maker,

https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/bearneshamptonandlittlewood/catalogue-id-bearne10075
philpot
philpot

Number of posts : 2381
Location : cambridge
Registration date : 2010-11-06

Back to top Go down

Val Barry Empty Re: Val Barry

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum