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Fritz Rossmann

Fritz Rossmann Ceramicist
Contact
German, English
Hours:
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 18:00 and Saturday 10:00 - 14:00
Phone:
+49 26245953
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The curious ceramicist

  • • Curiosity is Fritz's guiding principle
  • • His vessels reinterpret traditional forms
  • • He enjoys the freedom of imperfection

It is curiosity that serves as the guiding principle for Fritz Rossmann’s work, preventing him from being trapped by the lethargy of the known. Born and raised in the traditional stoneware town of Frechen and trained in a traditional stoneware workshop in the Westerwald, tradition has been an omnipresent influence on his development. However, contrary to what one might expect, his stoneware and porcelain works are anything but traditional reproductions of familiar shapes and surfaces. “My vessels are strongly structured interpretations of traditional forms,” he says. His excellence in creating something new from something known is renowned worldwide.

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Works

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Gefässform

Shifting light throughout the day changes the character of this hand thrown porcelain vessel. Fritz’s vessels are articulated interpretations of traditional ceramic forms. He plays with the technical possibilities of material and form, pushing boundaries and avoiding repetition. Fritz finds deep pleasure in “discovering what is not yet familiar, trying to master what you cannot yet do, and the joy of the adventure of improving your skills”.

Height 19 cm
Diameter 38 cm

Fritz Rossmann Ceramicist
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Gefässformen

Fritz’s vessels are an articulated interpretation of traditional ceramic forms. Shifting light throughout the day changes the character of these hand thrown porcelain vessels. He plays with the technical possibilities of material and form, pushing boundaries.

Height 18 cm
Diameter 13 cm
Height 26 cm
Diameter 21 cm

Fritz Rossmann Ceramicist
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Gefässformen

Shifting light throughout the day changes the character of this hand thrown porcelain vessel. Fritz’s vessels are articulated interpretations of traditional ceramic forms. He plays with the technical possibilities of material and form, pushing boundaries and avoiding repetition. Fritz finds deep pleasure in “discovering what is not yet familiar, trying to master what you cannot yet do, and the joy of the adventure of improving your skills”.

Height 19 cm
Diameter 38 cm

Fritz Rossmann Ceramicist
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Gefässformen

Shifting light throughout the day alters the character of this hand thrown porcelain vessel and plays with the reflective glaze. Fritz’s vessels are articulated interpretations of traditional ceramic forms which play with the technical possibilities of material and form. This vessel is perfectly balanced on a rounded base. Filtered light flows through pierced holes.

Height 14 cm
Diameter 29 cm

Fritz Rossmann Ceramicist
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Shifting light throughout the day changes the character of these hand thrown porcelain plates and vessels. Fritz’s porcelain creations are an articulated interpretation of traditional ceramic forms. He plays with the technical possibilities of material and form, pushing boundaries.

Height 40 cm
Height 35 cm
Diameter 50 cm
Diameter 23 cm

Fritz Rossmann Ceramicist

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