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Studio Pottery in Britain 1900-2005
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jeffrey Jones
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-30 - Publisher: A&C Black

Studio Pottery in Britain 1900-2005 by Jeffrey Jones offers a comprehensive account of the emergence, development and achievements of British studio pottery during the 20th century. Key movements, trends and personalities are all covered. This is an important topic because Britain was the world leader in the development of studio
Modern British Potters & Their Studios
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: David Whiting
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-11 - Publisher: A&C Black

An in-depth study of 24 British clay artists, their work and studios. Also includes biographical information on these prominent and exciting ceramists.
Ceramic, Art and Civilisation
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Paul Greenhalgh
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In his major new history, Paul Greenhalgh tells the story of ceramics as a story of human civilisation, from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. As a core craft technology, pottery has underpinned domesticity, business, religion, recreation, architecture, and art for millennia. Indeed, the history of ceramics parallels the
Contemporary British Ceramics and the Influence of Sculpture
Language: en
Pages: 134
Authors: Laura Gray
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-02 - Publisher: Routledge

This book investigates how British contemporary artists who work with clay have managed, in the space of a single generation, to take ceramics from niche-interest craft to the pristine territories of the contemporary art gallery. This development has been accompanied (and perhaps propelled) by the kind of critical discussion usually
The Potter's Dictionary
Language: en
Pages: 528
Authors: Frank Hamer, Janet Hamer
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-31 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques provides a comprehensive guide to the tools, materials and techniques of ceramic art. Structured in an accessible A-Z format, and packed with full-colour illustrations and sound, practical explanations, this reference work is widely known as 'the potter's bible'. The 6th edition of this