Do you recognize the pot above? Its only taken me 35 years but I finally ‘get’ West German or fat lava pottery. In case you don’t know what that is, you probably know it as the browny, ‘drippy’ vases and lamp stands that your mom or gran had in the 60’s and 70’s.
Guess what, it’s back in fashion and you see it all over decor magazines. As for myself, seeing the pottery in a contemporary context made me realize how cool it actually is. So, jumping on the crackfiller-texture bandwagon, here is my experiment with 21st century ‘fat lava’ pottery in a non-pottery way.