June 16, 2012 9:46 PM

Nerman museum exhibit shows the power of ceramics

Ordinary household items once made from metal or ceramics — buckets and gas cans, laundry hampers and milk creates — all were remade in plastic. In “.SUM,” an exhibit of room-sized ceramics installations at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Matthias Merkel Hess, William J. O’Brien and Arlene Shechet address this wholesale change.

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