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  • A Potter's Workbookby Clary Illian; Charles Metzger

    University of Iowa Press 2012; US$ 26.00

    In A Potter's Workbook, renowned studio potter and teacher Clary Illian presents a textbook for the hand and the mind. Her aim is to provide a way to see, to make, and to think about the forms of wheel-thrown vessels; her information and inspiration explain both the mechanics of throwing and finishing pots made simply on the wheel and the... more...

  • Il mondo del vaso Chigiby Matteo D'Acunto

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book analyses the stylistic, iconografic and historical aspects of the Chigi olpe, the famous Protocorinthian vase dating back as early as ca. 650 BC. Its iconographic program conveys the ideology and the historical context of the Corinthians who used the olpe in their symposia: the question is which society was mirrored in it, as the vase refers... more...

  • Greek Painted Potteryby R M Cook **Decd**; R. M. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This is the third edition of this classic text, which has been extensively revised and includes a fully updated bibliography. This edition also includes coverage of new theories which have surfaced since the 1972 revision. more...

  • Athenian Potters and Painters Volume IIby John H. Oakley; Francis Oakley; Olga Palagia

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 70.00

    This volume presents the proceedings of the second Athenian Potters and Painters conference, which was held at the American School of Classical Studies, Athens 2007. Together with the 1994 conference (Volume I, Oxbow 1997), these are the first of their kind - focusing purely on Athenian pottery and addressing key aspects of its study. The thirty-two... more...

  • Chosen Pathby Mark Shapiro; Peter Held; c/o Peter Held

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 20.00

    Renowned ceramic artist Karen Karnes has created some of the most iconic pottery of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The body of work she has produced in her more than sixty years in the studio is remarkable for its depth, personal voice, and consistent innovation. Many of her pieces defy category, invoking body and landscape,... more...

  • The Art of Toshiko Takaezuby Peter Held

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    Tracing the artistic development of renowned potter Toshiko Takaezu, this masterful study celebrates and analyzes an artist who holds a significant place in the post-World War II craft movement in America. Born in Hawaii of Japanese descent in 1922, Takaezu has worked actively in clay, fiber, and bronze for over sixty years. Influenced by midcentury... more...

  • Myth Into Artby H. A. Shapiro

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Portland Vaseby Robin Brooks

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    For thousands of years an enigmatic and astonishingly beautiful piece of Roman art has captivated those who have come in contact with it.Made before the birth of Christ, the Portland Vase, as it is called, is renowned for both its beauty and its mystery. In The Portland Vase , Robin Brooks takes us on a vivid journey across Europe and through the... more...

  • Blanc de Chineby John Ayers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00

    This is the first comprehensive publication for thirty years on Blanc de Chine, a pure ivory-white porcelain made in the Dehua kilns of Fujian, a province of Southern China. Contains a catalogue of the important Hickley Collection in Singapore. more...

  • Clarice Cliffby Will Farmer

    Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95

    There are few pieces of pottery more recognizable than those designed by Clarice Cliff. For many the epitome of Art Deco, and 1930s style, characterised by bold color and lines, geometric shapes, and stylized representations of the countryside, Clarice Cliff's 'Bizarre' pottery is widely collected all over the world. This book traces the story of... more...