“Letthe fire take away everything you have left over and give you what you lack.”
The sayings of the ceramist are authentic teachings. Ceramics help us understand that first way of creating with materials in humans. Even before woods and metals, clay is kneaded, and soon cooked in the fire.
Alchemy makes sense in pottery, where no matter what one wants, the transformation becomes wild and uncontrolled, revealing the true essence of the artisan.
Under the teaching of the master Felipe Espínola from the “Ruiz de Luna” School, in 1987, Antonio García Calvente undertook a journey as a ceramist that would conclude with some of his latest artistic works.