Roxanne Brennen (American, born 1999); Glazed stoneware; Courtesy of Roxanne Brennen

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0906, Dining Toys, 2017

The warm colors and delicate folds of Roxanne Brennen's sensual Dining Toys invite erotic foreplay with food. Sauces and soups puddle in the crevices of vessels. A graceful cone is designed to be cradled in the hand. Fleshy colors evoke skin.

Roxanne Brennen (American, born 1999); Glazed stoneware; Courtesy of Roxanne Brennen
  • ON TOUCH TABLE

  • Vessel, Delilah

    The beige ceramic vessel is oval in shape and has an opening at one end. A red, tongue-like protrusion extends from the opening.

  • IN CASE

  • Plate and vessel, Willow and Rae

    The walls of a round, purple dish are low in front and higher in back. A pink cylinder-shaped vessel sits inside the purple dish. The top of the vessel dips inward towards a hole at the center.

  • Utensil, vessel, and stand, Aurora, Carmen, and Teagan

    A thin protrusion of a small oval-shaped vessel with curled edges perches on a blue ceramic stand. A long, flat utensil, thin at one end and wider at the other, is displayed in front of these objects.

  • Vessel and holder, Kleio and Kalliope

    The vessel has a cone-like shape and is small enough to fit in the hand. The vessel nestles into a slightly larger holder with a similar cone-like shape.

  • Vessels, Thalia and Calandra

    The vessel has a circular shape with a raised, off-center, cone-shaped protrusion. The back of the vessel is higher than than the front. It sits on a flat, circular dish.

  • Ashtray (USA), 1949
  • glazed molded porcelain.
  • Gift of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Paul F. Walter Collection.
  • 1999-42-38

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