Contemporary British Ceramics : Beneath the Surface

ISBN: 9781785008887
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Ashley Thorpe
Format: hardback
Edition: First Edition
Year published: 2021
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 208
Illustrations: 208 halftones


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Ceramics is one of the most vibrant and engaging fields of contemporary British art. This lavishly illustrated book reviews the work of twenty-two artists and celebrates their contribution to its rich landscape. Written from a collector’s point of view, it explores what contemporary ceramic objects can mean, what emotions they evoke and how artists draw upon different facets of the art and crafts worlds in their work.

A vital visual and critical resource, Contemporary British Ceramics showcases British ceramics as a compelling interdisciplinary practice, attuned to the contemporary world. Featuring more than 280 images, it encourages readers to look beneath the surface, to discover the vibrant contribution that British ceramics makes to the broad field of contemporary art.


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