Bodil Manz is accepted as one of the most influential figures in contemporary ceramics in the history of ceramic art. She has developed influential powers beyond Europe, cultivating disciples all over the world.
Cylindrical form is accepted as the most basic form. The artist applies her experimental ideas to break out from the very basic ceramic form of a cylinder and expresses freely beyond the set frame. Freedom in Manz’s artwork is the result of a deep study of the property of the material and countless experiment she goes through. Cylindrical from is expended through steps added on the opening, wings to the side and through a combination of multiple polygonal casts. Limitation of forms has continuously overcome and led the change in paradigm.