why I like it... Nina's work is mostly modified vintage ceramics. She does some of her own slip-casting to create lovely little amorphous bowls. Her real talent is in printmaking for which she uses vintage ceramic and her own bowls as the canvas. Her prints blend retro paisley, modern geometrics, traditional florals, and her own quirky illustrations which she arranges in a sort of whimsical collage on each peace.
Her work brings me to a question that I would like to put out there in the vast cyber-world of mudslingers... What constitutes ceramic art? Is Nina van de Goor a ceramist or a printmaker? Can she be both? Leave some comments on this topic if you'd like, I'd love to hear what anyone thinks about this.