Babs Haenen (1948), a graduate of the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, is a world renowned artist and her biomorphic ceramics, which employ her signature technique of forming with colored clays place her among the best contemporary sculptors using ceramics.
works with colored porcelain slabs and builds organic vessels with a dynamic
inner choreography. Her new work at Galerie VIVID has gone from vertical
vessel forms to more complex works that are composed of various layers,
creating colorful porcelain sculptures that could refer to Chinese mountains.
This work hovers above the line of art and craft, drawing its power from