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The history of ceramic art is ingrained in the history of mankind. Clay is one of the very first materials 'invented' by man. An essential part of our lives it has been moulded, thrown, glazed, decorated and fired for over 30,000 years in order to preserve and transport food and water. In more recent times clay has been used not just by artisans and potters, but also by ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published October 10th 2011 by Phaidon Press (first published October 3rd 2011)
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Beautiful. You can really feel Mr de Waal's love for this art, and the photographs & descriptions are really excellent. Will keep thumbing through. Makes me want to be a potter. One day.
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So many beautiful pots.
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Lovely book and great range of pottery covered.
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Edmund de Waal describes himself as a 'potter who writes'. His porcelain has been displayed in many museum collections around the world and he has recently made a huge installation for the dome of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Edmund was apprenticed as a potter, studied in Japan, and read English Literature at Cambridge University. 'The Hare with Amber Eyes', a journey through the ...more
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