December 8, 2017

Mehmedovic, from the show ‘The Passage Through 2004’ Izola and Koper ( italiano )

Il valicamento creativo che scorgiamo immediatamente nella scultura di Gair Clair Morris che qui vi proponiamo, è indirizzato verso una specie di travaso, o “passaggio della forma”. La forma, che l’artista “leva” dalla massa materiale dei prodotti scultorei qui presentati, si sottopone all’idea di fondo…
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December 8, 2017

Mehmedović, from the show ‘The Passage Through 2004’ Izola and Koper (slovenian)

Kreativni prestop, ki ga v tokrat prezentiranem kiparstvu Gail Clair Morris najprej opazimo, je usmerjen v nekakšno pretocnost, “prehajanje forme”. Oblika, ki jo umetnica v vseh pricujoCih skulpturah lusCi iz materialne mase kiparskega izdelka, se podreja omenjenemu idejnemu izhodišču. V tem smislu se pod njenimi…
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October 21, 2023

Reska poetika / Poetica tagliente 2021 ( italiano )

Gail Morris Poetica tagliente    La partecipazione a trasformazioni cosmogoniche cela il pericolo delle attività proibite. Il Dio del fuoco, il conoscitore dei vulcani, il protettore dei fabbri, Efesto, seduce l’artista. Il fabbro che manipola con il fuoco è custode di segreti e la sua attività…
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October 21, 2023

Reska poetika / Poetica tagliente 2021 ( croatian )

Gail Morris Reska poetika Sudjelovanje u kozmogonijskim mijenama skriva opasnost zabranjene djelatnosti. Bog vatre, znalac vulkana, pokrovitelj kovača Hefest, zavodi umjetnicu. Kovač koji manipulira vatrom, posjednik je tajni, a njegova djelatnost srodna je magiji. Premda kovač može iskovati svemir, on nije bog. Kovač stupa u…
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December 7, 2017

Ceramics ( english )

Ceramics started as a way to work through ideas quickly. So that they could be fired and saved rather than the previously used wax, which was almost impossible to conserve. These works began as a sketchbook, three-dimensional sketches, some of which slowly developed into smaller…
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July 12, 2017

Notes on teaching (english)

My teaching methods follow a mix of the basic traditional principles of finding planes and points within a stone. I usually begin by asking the students / participants to clarify some of their ideas in one or various models or maquettes. These can be in…
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December 7, 2017

Of the Body ( english )

A new emerging collection of works, the smaller pieces titled ‘Of the Body’ were developed as a follow up to ‘Ulysses’ 2001-3. The fascination of the intent to make two materials work together. Which often led to more than two materials. Considering the body as…
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December 7, 2017

A Passage Through ( english )

A Passage through developed into a theme over a period of ten years or so. Within this ten years was an extended period without working. It began with ‘Looking for a Light ‘ 1991. This piece was made as homage to Mark Rothko. I was…
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December 7, 2017

Insula show 2011 ( english )

The contextual framework of the project, within which this exhibition is set, is stone sculpture. Gail Morris, is inside the stone, inside the material which she found on the Istrian soil, and achieved her credo. She took hold of and became part of the traditional…
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