Accepting imperfection and transience

“Kintsugi Plate,’’ by Christine Palamidessi, in the “Wabi-Sabi’’ show at Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, through March 2.    This exhibition features the work of Palamidessi and Bo Petran in their experiments with classic Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi, which is based on an acceptance of imperfection and transience. Artscope says that Palamidessi calls the work "irregular, intimate, unpretentious, earthy, murky, [and] simple." Palamidessi'   s    works include broken ceramic plates repaired via the Japanese art of kintsugi, and Petran has created a suspended wax-and-paper angel sculpture called "Siddhartha’’.

“Kintsugi Plate,’’ by Christine Palamidessi, in the “Wabi-Sabi’’ show at Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, through March 2.

This exhibition features the work of Palamidessi and Bo Petran in their experiments with classic Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi, which is based on an acceptance of imperfection and transience. Artscope says that Palamidessi calls the work "irregular, intimate, unpretentious, earthy, murky, [and] simple." Palamidessi's works include broken ceramic plates repaired via the Japanese art of kintsugi, and Petran has created a suspended wax-and-paper angel sculpture called "Siddhartha’’.