Contemporary Studio Porcelain
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Peter Lane
Contemporary Studio Porcelain by Peter Lane
Book DescriptionPorcelain is prized for its vivid whiteness, but it has always posed particular problems for the ceramicist using it. In Contemporary Studio Porcelain, Peter Lane provides a strong history and celebration of the development of porcelain at the turn of the new millennium. He gives particular consideration to the technical achievements, working practices, and aesthetic concerns of ceramicists who work with this most popular medium and its close relative, bone china. The international group of artists featured in this book demonstrates the confidence and versatility found in contemporary porcelain, resulting in a breathtaking look at the exciting and innovative work that is currently being done internationally in this field. Contemporary Studio Porcelain presents a wide diversity of porcelain objects that will both inspire and enthrall. This classic work, now substantially revised, is a must not only for any potter working in porcelain but also for collectors of fine ceramics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780812237726
(280mm x 216mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Peter Lane
Contemporary Studio Porcelain, Hardback (November 2003)
A practical approach to all aspects of making porcelain pots and sculpture. The book includes information on clays, making processes (throwing, handbuilding and slipcasting), decorating and glazes. The photographs throughout make it a visual reference book as well as a useful guide.
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Author Biography - Peter Lane
Peter Lane is a well-known potter and former Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia. A fellow of the Craft Potters Association and a fellow of the Society of Designer-Craftsmen, he has exhibited ceramics widely in Europe, North America, and Australia. His work is included in the selective index Craftsmen of Quality at the Crafts Council in London.
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