Is the result of a four year research project which has exposed a number of previously unheralded potters
and re-assessed the work of others. The first major publication in 17 years to explore this subject, it will quickly become a benchmark in Australian decorative arts publishing.
Edited by Kevin Fahy, John Freeland, Keith Free and Andrew Simpson, Australian Art Pottery 1900-1950 includes nine thematic essays and over 118 authoritative biographies of the best art potters. The scholarly text is sharply focused by more than 480 colour images of carefully selected objects chosen from the best public and private collections of pottery in the country. Many examples are illustrated here for the first
Reflecting a commitment to excellence, both the essays and biographies are prepared by 23 of Australia's most accomplished art historians, curators, critics and collectors. Essay themes include the Brisbane’s Harvey School by Glenn Cooke; Art Pottery and China Painting in Western Australian: A f
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