Firing: Philosophies Within Contemporary Ceramic Practice

Firing: Philosophies Within Contemporary Ceramic Practice

by David Jones
     
 

Beautifully illustrated both to inspire and inform, this study depicts firing as a creative process whose aesthetic importance develops out of technique. Through an understanding of the chemistry of firing and of the methodologies used to fire ceramics, a context is provided for interpreting the practical and philosophical rationales utilized by

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Beautifully illustrated both to inspire and inform, this study depicts firing as a creative process whose aesthetic importance develops out of technique. Through an understanding of the chemistry of firing and of the methodologies used to fire ceramics, a context is provided for interpreting the practical and philosophical rationales utilized by contemporary potters and artists. Creating a narrative through its imagery, it will prove invaluable to professional potters as well as to art students, collectors, and all with an interest in the understanding of contemporary ceramics.

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"Broad and lively."  —Ceramics Monthly
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Broad and lively.

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ISBN-13:
9781861269355
Publisher:
Crowood Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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