Modern British Potters & Their Studios by David Whiting

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... a good-looking book with substance, honesty and surprise as its strong attributes.
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An in-depth study of 24 artists, their work and studios.
The book will look at the work, inspiration and the
studio of each potter. Almost a mini biography on many of the most
prominent and
exciting artists around, the book looks at artists making everything
from domestic ware to sculpture, and includes Clive Bowen, Walter
Keeler, Sandy Brown, Ken Eastman, Neil Brownsword and Claire Curneen
amongst many others. Both a visual and informative book, showcasing
work alongside
professional shots of the artists studios, with a well-written summary
of the artist. This book offers an ideal opportunity to review a
variety of some of the most interesting potters
together, throwing the book open to a wide audience of ceramic lovers.

 

About David Whiting

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David Whiting is a prominent craft writer who has been active in thefield of contemporary studio ceramic art for 15 years. He writes forCrafts magazine regularly as well as Ceramics Monthly, and lastyear curated a show at Galerie Besson entitled Functional Form Now. Hehas written articles for Rufford Ceramic Centre and two books: amonograph on Ewan Henderson published by Marsdon House in 1998, Winchcombe Pottery: The Cardew-Finch Tradtion (co-author) published by White Cockade Publishing as part of the Leach Pottery restoration programme, and recently Prospect, Ten Artists in Clay, the catalogue for the Cardiff School of Art & Design.
 
Published March 1, 2012 by A&C Black Visual Arts. 160 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction
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Douglas Phillips

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...a valuable tome and one I shall happily, nay enthusiastically, recommend to students, fellow potters, collectors and every day thoughtful users of pots.

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Andy Christian

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... a good-looking book with substance, honesty and surprise as its strong attributes.

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