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Contemporary Ceramics

  • Наличност: Изчерпано
  • Автор:Emmanuel Cooper
    Година на издаване:2009
    Език: Английски
    Корица: PLC (with jacket)
    Страници: 304
A comprehensive worldwide survey, with over 600 stunning illustrations, of the most distinctive, intensely creative and innovative recent work, ranging from functional objects to the boundaries and possibilities of clay as a medium.

Recently, all areas of ceramic practice have been revitalized and the gulf that traditionally existed between the realms of ‘fine art’ and ‘craft’ has narrowed, resulting in a shift in perception of what ceramics can be and can mean.

Contemporary Ceramics covers every aspect of practice and includes work of all scales – from a few centimetres to vast room-sized installations. It is organized into five main chapters:
• Beyond Utility – bold and original, yet functional ceramics, including tea sets, cups, teapots and dinner services
• Defining Space – the vessel and its relationship to space and the void, featuring wheel-thrown shapes, slip-cast forms and hand-built structures
• Mind the Gap – the plasticity of clay and its earthy associations, including sculptural work from precise and mechanical to freely modelled forms
• A Sense of Space – installations, the site-specific and the environmental
• The Line of Beauty – new creative possibilities and collaborations between art and industry, many of which have resulted from recent advances in technology.

Complete with biographies of the featured ceramists and a list of selected art galleries and museums with collections of contemporary ceramics, this comprehensive survey will be an indispensable guide for ceramists, students and collectors alike.
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  • Emmanuel Cooper
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  • Автор Emmanuel Cooper
    Година на издаване 2009
    Език Английски
    Корица PLC (with jacket)
    Страници 304
    Размери 0.000kg (23cm x 21cm)
    Категория Книги /  Книги на английски език /  Art / 
    Код: 233.00512
    ISBN/Barcode: 9780500514870
    Производител: THAMES & HUDSON
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