The Australian potter Gwyn Hanssen Pigott has died in London at the age of 77. She was born in Ballarat, Victoria in 1935.
I saw some reports whinging about her status as a woman and a crafts person holding her back from the heights she could have reached but I say blaaaaah. If you visit galleries in Australia with any regularity you know Gwyn Hanssen Pigott’s work and she’s treated as a contemporary artist more than a crafts person. Name me one male potter more famous than her in Australia..Continue Reading