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Bodil Manz

Danish, b. 1943

Bodil Manz is a ceramicist known for her predominant use of ultra-thin, translucent eggshell porcelain to create distinctive cylindrical forms, anchored by bold, geometric abstractions in a style evocative of Russian Suprematism. Much in the way Morandi approached a still life or Albers the square, her engagement with the cylinder form ad infinitum is studied in the master’s ability to extract sublime nuance from the seemingly quotidien. In her own words, “Focusing and concentrating on a single object such as a sphere, a square, a cylinder, a cup, fundamentally something quite ordinary, the stuff of everyday life, [seems] indeed almost banal. But during the process we discovered fresh aspects and suddenly ‘the ordinary’ became a new experience.” Manz’s work is included in many important museum collections including: the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Victoria and Albert in London, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Musée de Sèvres, France and the Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Gifu, Japan.

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Creator: Bodil Manz
Bodil Manz Small Porcelain Bowl, Denmark, 1990s
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A small, hexagonal porcelain bowl by Danish ceramist Bodil Manz (1943). The bowl is decorated with a geometric pattern, mostly off-white with light pink parts. It is a wonderful samp...
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1990s Danish Scandinavian Modern Bodil Manz

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Bodil Manz furniture for sale on 1stDibs

Furniture from Bodil Manz are available for sale on 1stDibs. These distinct pieces of porcelain are frequently made of and are designed with extraordinary care. In our Bodil Manz collection, there are many options to choose from, although gray editions of this piece are particularly popular. In-stock we have 1 vintage editions of these items, while there is also 0 modern edition to choose from. Many original furniture by Bodil Manz was created in Scandinavian Modern style during the 1990s. Many customers also consider furniture from Astrid Fog, Svend ge Jensen and Nathalie Krebs if you’re looking for additional options. The prices for Bodil Manz furniture can vary depending on size, time period and other attributes. Price for these items starts at US$2,255 and tops out at US$2,255, while pieces like these can sell for US$2,255 on average.

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