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Martin Goerg

Martin Goerg Ceramicist
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German, English, French, Spanish
Hours:
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 13:00 / 14:00 - 18:00 and Saturday 10:00 - 14:00
Phone:
+49 26245953
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Born to be a ceramicist

  • • Martin focuses on large vessels
  • • He has refined the tradition of salt glazing
  • • He takes a sculptural approach

In the heart of the Westerwald lies Martin Goerg’s childhood playground: a clay mine. By spending his early years at his father’s clay mine and summers at his uncle’s ceramics workshop in southern Germany, Martin developed a unique connection to the material. “Ceramics sparked a deep passion within me that will last all my life,” he says. After finishing school, he pursued the traditional path of an artisan from apprentice to master, topped up with studies at the State College for Ceramic Design in Höhr-Grenzhausen. In 1990 he opened his own workshop in the town, where he still works today. Over the years, Martin has constantly reinterpreted and refined the ceramics traditions of his home region.

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Works

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  • © Martin Goerg
  • © Martin Goerg
  • © Martin Goerg
  • © Martin Goerg
Photo: © Martin Goerg
Open Space

This ceramic vessel was handmade from coils of clay, combining a contemporary design with the shaping and glazing techniques typical of German Westerwald stoneware. The final form was salt fired at 1240°C.

75 cm
58 cm
63 cm

Photo: © Martin Goerg
Towards

This ceramic vessel was handmade from coils of clay, combining a contemporary design with the shaping and glazing techniques typical of German Westerwald stoneware. The final form was salt fired at 1240°C.

42 cm
20 cm
24 cm

Photo: © Martin Goerg
Open Space II

This ceramic vessel was handmade from coils of clay, combining a contemporary design with the shaping and glazing techniques typical of German Westerwald stoneware. The final form was salt fired at 1240°C.

92 cm
49 cm
53 cm

Photo: © Martin Goerg

This ceramic vessel was handmade from coils of clay, combining a contemporary design with the shaping and glazing techniques typical of German Westerwald stoneware. The final form was salt fired at 1240°C.

90 cm
65 cm

Photo: © Martin Goerg

This ceramic vessel was handmade from coils of clay, combining a contemporary design with the shaping and glazing techniques typical of German Westerwald stoneware. The final form was salt fired at 1240°C.

32 cm
40 cm

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