BROWNE, Colin; Winter pot
Colin Browne (b.1949) is a conceptual artist potter interested in the purity of basic shapes and form. In 1975, he set up a studio in Carlton, Victoria and taught with the Beaumaris Pottery Group, then at RMIT. His ovoid forms are appreciated for their sculptural qualities. Winter pot c.1979 has an organic presence, but is altered by its hard-edged ridge shapes. This biomorphism of abstract forms was an important and consistent theme in Australian art in the 1960s and 70s.
Michael Hawker, Artlines, no.2, 2018, p.56.