Clay by Amber Creswell Bell



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Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans

by Amber Creswell Bell


One of the oldest human crafts, pottery is experiencing a renaissance, with a renewed desire for unique pieces and a respect for the imperfections associated with the marks of the maker. From the functional to decorative and sculptural works pushing the boundaries of the craft, Clay: Contemporary Ceramic Artisans offers a glimpse into the lives and practices of over 50 studio potters from around the world.

Wonderful photography illustrates the diverse techiques and styles of each potter. This book is a celebration of the new pottery artisans and a behind-the-scenes look at their inspirations and working methods, highlighting beautifully the artistic nature of clay.

Amber Creswell Bell is an arts, design and lifestyle writer and creative curator who writes for a popular Australian design blog. Keith Brymer Jones supplied the Foreword.


Format: Hardback

Edition: 1st UK edition 2016, reprinted 2017

Dimensions: H:25.4cm, W:19.4cm, D:3cm

Extent: 256 pages

Illustrations: 231

ISBN-10: 050050072X, ISBN-13: 978-0500500729