260 artists in full colour. A complete picture of the latest
|10,000 Years of Pottery
Pottery through the ages around the world with analysis of
developments in the 20th. century.
|British Studio Potters' Marks
3000+ entries. Identification by monograms, signs and
creatures along with an alphabetical listing.
History of British country potteries, the
personalities and their wares. How a new generation of potters have
been influenced by them and how these potters incorporate the
traditions in their work.
|Modern Pots: Hans Coper, Lucie Rie and... examples of the
works of some 20 other potters - including Shoji Hamada, Bernard
Leach, Janet Leach, Maria Martinez, Ewen Henderson, Ian Godfrey and
James Tower - as well as younger artists.
If you like pottery you have to know this man. His influence on the growth of the studio-pottery
movement, both in Japan and in the West, has been profound.
|New Ceramic Design
Edmund De Waal
|Painted Clay by Paul Scott
This book looks at ceramicists who use clay as a canvas on which to
paint. Traditionally, many artists such as Picasso and Miro have painted on clay, but nowadays many more ceramicists are using clay as the
canvas. Paul Scott
looks at these artists, their philosophies and techniques.
Jun Kaneko by
|The first in-depth survey of the
Japanese artist whose work has created a new and radical language in
ceramics. He is best known for his 'dangos'
- large-scale, painted forms, whose richly glazed surfaces
communicate a humanity that belies their huge size. She examines turning-points and intersperses her
commentary with previously unpublished statements from Kaneko himself.
||Traditional Pottery of India
Pottery has a long history in India. Over the centuries it has been used
for domestic ware, votive pieces and for architecture. Each area of
the country is known for its different styles, decorations and ways
of making. In this book, the author, not only looks at Indian
pottery but also at the communities who make it, their organization,
history and philosophy.
||The Human Form in Clay
50 contemporary artists from around the world who have chosen to
create the human form in clay. Detailed account of each artist's
work, along with biographical details and descriptions of working
methods. Each artist has been asked to nominate a major source of
inspiration - whether another artist or key work, in any medium and
from any culture - giving the reasons for their choice.
||The Figure in Fired Clay
This book looks at how the "artist" has treated the human
form on and in clay from the beginning of time up to the present
day. With information on mythological and historical connections.