[Clayart] j koons, what was that?

Paul Herman potterpaul at frontiernet.net
Fri Jul 15 17:49:47 EDT 2016


About J. Koons,

I think they were referencing Jeff Koons, famous schlock artist, not Joe Koons.

best,

Paul Herman

PS By the way, the above is my opinion, so don’t get all riled up.

Great Basin Pottery
Doyle California
greatbasinpottery.com
potterpaul at frontiernet.net



On Jul 15, 2016, at 12:07 PM, robert hackert via Clayart <clayart at lists.clayartworld.com> wrote:

> Nothing like demigoging 
> someone who can't talk back.
> 
> Robert Hackert.
> 
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> 
>> On Jul 15, 2016, at 2:47 PM, mel jacobson via Clayart <clayart at lists.clayartworld.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> i am not sure what is meant by j. koons "appropriation artist"
>> joe koons was a chemist/glaze expert.  he worked for 50 years to
>> make historic chinese hare's fur glaze.  it was very personal research
>> that i had a small part in completing the study..
>> 
>> he has never been an artist.  his only fame is one of the
>> best glaze makers around.  his study of historic glazes has
>> nothing to do with contemporary art.  and, doing anything with
>> glazes that are near two thousand years old would be totally
>> legitimate.
>> 
>> if you are talking about joe koons from laguna clay, you are
>> totally wrong and doing an assassination of very fine and honest
>> fellows history.
>> mel jacobson
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