Potter Eva Zeisel on TED: The playful search for beauty

Ninety-four year old potter Eva Zeisel talks about her life and work in the following TED talk titled The Playful Search for Beauty. This is so worth watching. Just to whet your appetite (it’s an 18 minute video), this quote:

Novelty is a concept of commerce, not an aesthetic concept.

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About pcNielsen
Paul Nielsen founded The Aesthetic Elevator late in 2005. He owns a piece of paper, located somewhere in his house (not on the wall), stating that he earned a B.F.A. from the University of Nebraska around about 2001. While there, he studied studied architecture, graphic design and ceramics, graduating with a degree in studio art. Paul presently serves as communications manager for a small non-profit doing their print design and marketing. He spends as much time sculpting in his studio as possible — which is not nearly enough. Visit his website at pcNielsen.com.

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