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Lindsay Allington
Crock Series 2003

Ceramics in America 2005

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    Lindsay Allington, Crock Series 2003. Soda-fired stoneware. H. of tallest 12". (All photos, Lindsay Allington.)

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    Figure 2

    Lindsay Allington, Crock Series 2003. Soda-fired stoneware. H. of each approx. 12".

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    Lindsay Allington, Protection from Sex, Decisions, Society—Prison Walls Built of Kindness, 2003. Soda-fired stoneware. H. 12".

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    Lindsay Allington, Benevolent Kindness, 2003. Soda-fired stoneware. H. 12". Inscribed: “BENEVOLENT (BINEVELENT) WISHING TO DO GOOD ACTIVELY HELPFUL. CHARITABLE. / KIND (KIND) GENTLE AND CONSIDERATE IN ONES MANNER OR CONDUCT TOWARD OTHERS.”

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    Lindsay Allington, Common Courtesy, 2003. Soda-fired stoneware. H. 12". Inscribed: “COMMON (KMN) OF OR RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY AS WHOLE; PUBLIC. WIDESPREAD; PREVALENT, OCCURRING FREQUENTLY OR HABITUALLY; USUAL. / NOT DISTINGUISHED BY SUPERIOR OR NOTEWORTHY CHARACTERISTICS. OF NO SPECIAL QUALITY, STANDARD, MEDIOCRE, INFERIOR. EITHER MASCULINE OF FEMININE IN GENDER. REPRESENTING ONE OR ALL OF THE MEMBERS OF A CLASS; NOT DESIGNATING A UNIQUE ENTITY.”

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    Lindsay Allington, Stereotype Dependent, Stereotype Victim, 2003. Alkaline-glazed stoneware. H. 12". Inscribed: “STEREOTYPE (STEREOTIP) A PERSON OR THING THAT CONFORMS TO AN UNJUSTIFIABLE FIXED MENTAL PICTURE SUCH AS IMPRESSION OR ATTITUDE; STANDARDIZED CAUSE TO CONFORM TO A TYPE / DEPENDENT (DIPENDNT) DEPENDING, CONDITIONAL OR SUBORDINATE UNABLE TO DO WITHOUT. MAINTAINED AT ANOTHERS COST HAVING A VALUE DETERMINED BY THAT OF ANTOTHER VARIABLE.”