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Sale price$ 800

Ceramic lamp made by hand and finished with a hand-brushed glaze | 2022

Carolina Cortella is a ceramic artist and designer, originally from Buenos Aires, now based in based in Los Angeles, CA. After receiving a BFA in Film Direction from Fundacion Universidad del Cine and a career in filmmaking, she felt the urge to experiment with tangible materials, as a way to continue her storytelling. She focuses on creating organic pieces that blur the line between art and functional work, drawing influence from nature. Driven to create a sensory impact, her hand-built pieces are intended to react in their environment through light and space. Her work has been exhibited at the 1000 Vases show in Paris and featured in Dwell Magazine.

All the ceramic pieces are handcrafted by Carolina Cortella.

Hand brushed using glossy green and brown speckles glaze.

UL listed electrical components
Candelabra socket
Light bulbs 25 watts
Cloth covered wire
Made by hand in Los Angeles

18.5 x 11 x 5.5 inches

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Carolina Cortella

About the Artist

Carolina Cortella

Caro is a handcrafted ceramic studio based in Los Angeles, created by the ceramic artist and designer Carolina Cortella. Carolina, originally from Buenos Aires, after a BFA in Film Direction from Fundacion Universidad del Cine and a career in filmmaking, felt the urge to experiment with tangible materials, as a way to continue her storytelling. She focuses on creating organic pieces that blur the line between art and functional work, drawing influence from nature. Driven to create a sensory impact, her hand-built pieces are intended to react in their environment through light and space. Carolina's work has been featured in Artforum and exhibited in Los Angeles, Paris, and Buenos Aires.

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Current Exhibition

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Cheryl Humphreys & Mike McMullen
June 7 - September 3

Tappan
8200 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles CA

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