Peter Beard has recently embarked upon a new body of work. With a visible link through pattern to his well-known and greatly admired wax resist decoration, ‘New Ground’ marks the next stage in his development as a maker. New pieces can take up to 6 months to complete and are extremely challenging to make. Multiple firings and layering create a fired terrain which is then ground back with diamond disks revealing a hidden beauty, each surface being quite unique and deceptively silky-smooth with a marble-like surface
This new work is unmistakably Peter Beard.