Four Tier Curly Birch Wood Bowl by Markku Kosonen
84mk Four Tier Curly Birch Wood Bowl, Markku Kosonen, curly birch, 10.5" x 10" x 11", 2001
Wood was integral to the artistic practice of the late Markku Kosonen who created this ingenious vessel. An important aspect of his work was the ability to express things; craftsmanship alone was not enough. "What begins as an ordinary utilitarian object soon turns into a creative work” he said. "The purpose of work such as this is to appeal to one’s emotions. For me, arts and crafts entail a spiritual processing of material, linking humanism to objects"