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Title(s):

Things of beauty growing : British studio pottery / [edited by] Glenn Adamson, Martina Droth & Simon Olding.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2017.
Physical Description:
470 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
NK4085 .T43 2017 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"This publication accompanies the exhibition 'Things of beauty growing: British studio pottery', co-organized by the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, on view 14 September-3 December, 2017, and The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, on view 20 March-18 June, 2018."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-458) and index.
"For nearly a century British potters have invigorated traditional ceramic forms by developing or reinventing techniques, materials, and means of display. Things of Beauty Growing explores major typologies of the vessel--such as bowl, vase, and charger--that have defined studio ceramics since the early 20th century. It places British studio pottery within the context of objects from Europe, Japan, and Korea and presents essays by an international team of scholars and experts. The book highlights the objects themselves, including new works by Adam Buick, Halima Cassell, and Nao Matsunago, featured alongside works by William Staite Murray, Lucie Rie, Edmund de Waal, and others, many published here for the first time. Rounding out the beautifully illustrated volume is an interview with renowned collector John Driscoll and approximately fifty illustrated short biographies of significant makers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Terms:
ART / Ceramics.
ART / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General.
Art pottery, British -- 20th century.
Art pottery, British -- 21st century.
Art pottery, British.
Contributors:
Adamson, Glenn, editor.
Droth, Martina, editor.
Olding, Simon, editor.
Yale Center for British Art, host institution.
Fitzwilliam Museum, host institution.
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