Ceramics of the 1960s
By (author) Graham McLaren
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Ceramics of the 1960s by Graham McLaren
Book DescriptionThe 1960s were intense and dynamic years of change for the visual arts in Britain. Ceramic design felt the full force of a revolution seen first in youth culture and fashion design. The British pottery industry moved away from a dependence upon foreign styles and developed instead the 'British Modern' style. By the end of the 1960s Britain was regarded as a world leader in design.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780747804864
(210mm x 150mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Graham McLaren
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Studio Glass 1960-2000, Paperback (May 2002)
The new approaches to glassmaking that evolved during the 1960s liberated glassmaking from the factory and placed it in the hands of individual glassmakers. Concentrating on the British context, this book provides an introduction to the work of significant contemporary makers along with the themes and ideas that have shaped their work.
Ceramics of the 1950s, Paperback (January 1998)» View all books by Graham McLaren
British ceramics of the 1950s are highly evocative of a decade of optimism and change in British life. The austerity of war was quickly banished by a new breed of young consumer who demanded ceramics which were bright and modern. This book considers how pottery manufacturers met this challenge, producing ware which was also prized for design.
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Author Biography - Graham McLaren
Dr Graham McLaren teaches the history of ceramics at Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent. He jointly devised and leads the unique MA in the History of Ceramics, taught in conjunction with the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley.
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