Late potter Richard Fairbanks’ collection is given new life | Issaquah Press

Late potter Richard Fairbanks’ collection is given new life.

By: Emily Baer
Published: Dec. 13, 2011

Twenty-five years after her husband — potter and best friend Richard Fairbanks — died at the height of his career, Issaquah painter Dixie Parker-Fairbanks embarked on an artistic journey to blend her husband’s revolutionary ceramics with photos of his Scandinavian architectural muses.

Her method: collage work. Her motive: well, it’s twofold.

Akin to the likes of many great artists before him, the strength and depth of Richard Fairbanks’ body of work only gained widespread recognition — at least in the States — posthumously. (READ MORE…)

 

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