RACINE ART MUSEUM

 

The Racine Art Museum is located in Racine, WI. It has the largest contemporary craft collection in the United States. RAM’s collection of ceramics is the most comprehensive segment of its permanent collection, covering a wide range of artists and styles and maintaining a particular focus on mid- to late- 20th century American clay.

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Thirty pieces of Mara Superior’s were acquired by the Racine Art Museum in 2018 as part of a major gift by the Kohler Foundation.

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Superior’s works were displayed in the exhibition Collection Focus: Mara Superior at RAMĀ from August 18, 2021 to January 15, 2022.

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Purchase the exhibition catalog.

 

Mara Superior, “Heaven & Earth I”, 1987, 21 x 16 x 8″, porcelain, ceramic oxides, underglaze, glaze, faux marble paint, wood, bone, ink, brass pins.

 

Mara Superior, “Amphora”, 1990, 12.5 x 22 x 4″, high-fired porcelain, ceramic oxides, underglaze, glaze.

 

Mara Superior, “A Dream in the Night: Exotica”, 1989, 21.5 x 8.25 x 5.5″, high-fired porcelain, ceramic oxides, underglaze, glaze.

 

Mara Superior, “Americana: A Collection of Blue Salt-glazed Stoneware”, 2016, 14.5 x 17.5 x 1.5″, platter: high-fired porcelain, ceramic oxides, underglaze, glaze, gold leaf; miniature delft chargers: salt-glaze, stoneware.

 

Mara Superior, “My Forest”, 1993, 15.5 x 12 x 1.5″, high-fired porcelain, ceramic oxides, underglaze, glaze.

 

Mara Superior, "A Tea Party", 1985.
Mara Superior, "A Tea Party", 1985.
Mara Superior, "A Tea House", 1988.
Mara Superior, "A Tea House", 1988.
Mara Superior, "A Dream House Teapot", 1992
Mara Superior, "A Dream House Teapot", 1992.
Mara Superior, "Enchanted Wood/ Arbor Vitae", 1993.
Mara Superior, "Enchanted Wood/ Arbor Vitae", 1993.
Mara Superior, "Afternoon Tea", 1996.
Mara Superior, "Afternoon Tea", 1996.
Mara Superior, "Italia Ti Amo Teapot", 2006.
Mara Superior, "Italia Ti Amo Teapot", 2006.
Mara Superior, "Mates for Life (A Swan's Wedding Day)", 2008.
Mara Superior, "Mates for Life (A Swan's Wedding Day)", 2008.
Mara Superior, "Spring/Tree of Life", 2015.
Mara Superior, "Spring/Tree of Life", 2015.
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Mara Superior, "A Tea Party", 1985.
Mara Superior, "A Tea Party", 1985.
Mara Superior, "A Tea House", 1988.
Mara Superior, "A Tea House", 1988.
Mara Superior, "A Dream House Teapot", 1992
Mara Superior, "A Dream House Teapot", 1992.
Mara Superior, "Enchanted Wood/ Arbor Vitae", 1993.
Mara Superior, "Enchanted Wood/ Arbor Vitae", 1993.
Mara Superior, "Afternoon Tea", 1996.
Mara Superior, "Afternoon Tea", 1996.
Mara Superior, "Italia Ti Amo Teapot", 2006.
Mara Superior, "Italia Ti Amo Teapot", 2006.
Mara Superior, "Mates for Life (A Swan's Wedding Day)", 2008.
Mara Superior, "Mates for Life (A Swan's Wedding Day)", 2008.
Mara Superior, "Spring/Tree of Life", 2015.
Mara Superior, "Spring/Tree of Life", 2015.
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Mara Superior, "A Tea Party Platter", 1987.
Mara Superior, "A Tea Party Platter", 1987, detail.
Mara Superior, "A Hare", 1990.
Mara Superior, "A Hare", 1990, detail.
Mara Superior, "Le Beaux Bete", 2002.
Mara Superior, "Le Beaux Bete", 2002, detail.
Mara Superior, "Jumbo II", 2002.
Mara Superior, "Jumbo II", 2002, detail.
Mara Superior, "Peace on Earth", 2003.
Mara Superior, "Peace on Earth", 2003, detail.
Mara Superior "Winter House Platter", 2004.
Mara Superior, "Black Swan, A Rarity", 2010.
Mara Superior, "La Vache Pot de Creme", 2016.
Mara Superior, "La Vache Pot de Creme", 2016, detail.
Mara Superior, "June Platter" 2016.
Mara Superior, "June Platter" 2016, detail.
Mara Superior, "The West Playhouse", 2017.
Mara Superior, "The West Playhouse", 2017, detail.
Mara Superior, "East Platter", 2018.
Mara Superior, "East Platter", 2018, detail.
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Mara Superior, "A Tea Party Platter", 1987.
Mara Superior, "A Tea Party Platter", 1987, detail.
Mara Superior, "A Hare", 1990.
Mara Superior, "A Hare", 1990, detail.
Mara Superior, "Le Beaux Bete", 2002.
Mara Superior, "Le Beaux Bete", 2002, detail.
Mara Superior, "Jumbo II", 2002.
Mara Superior, "Jumbo II", 2002, detail.
Mara Superior, "Peace on Earth", 2003.
Mara Superior, "Peace on Earth", 2003, detail.
Mara Superior "Winter House Platter", 2004.
Mara Superior, "Black Swan, A Rarity", 2010.
Mara Superior, "La Vache Pot de Creme", 2016.
Mara Superior, "La Vache Pot de Creme", 2016, detail.
Mara Superior, "June Platter" 2016.
Mara Superior, "June Platter" 2016, detail.
Mara Superior, "The West Playhouse", 2017.
Mara Superior, "The West Playhouse", 2017, detail.
Mara Superior, "East Platter", 2018.
Mara Superior, "East Platter", 2018, detail.
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