1800s: The Mad Potter of Biloxi

“George Edgar Ohr (1857–1918) was an American ceramic artist and the self-proclaimed “Mad Potter of Biloxi.” In recognition of his innovative experimentation with modern clay forms from 1880–1910, some consider him the father of the American Abstract-Expressionism movement”

- Wikipedia

Via Field Aesthetic

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  1. Michael Beck

    i’m quite disappointed y’all did not include any images of his work… they speak more to who (and how wild) he was than these snaps of him.

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