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Ceramics and the Human Figure

Ceramics and the Human Figure
Library Shelf Location 26.GARC
Publication Date 2012
Description The human figure has been represented in clay throughout history and continues to evolve today. Artists are working with the figure in new ways, playing with materials and forms, and making use of new technologies to produce challenging and unconventional work, from the intact whole figure to the fragmented, hybrid and abstract. Ceramics and the Human Figure profiles an international range of ceramic artists, all practicing within the fields of installation and sculpture. Divided by broad themes, each chapter explores a variety of different expressive works. The book explores the role of figurative ceramics through history and in contemporary contexts. It also reveals the methods of six key artists, using how-to images to illustrate their techniques. For artists, collectors, and anyone interested in these themes, Ceramics and the Human Figure is an exciting survey of the state of the figure in clay today.
ISBN 9781408132500
Quantity 1
Pages 176
Author Edith Garcia
Format Paperback
Publisher A & C Black, London
Category Contemporary Craft
Keywords Body (subject), Figurative Art
Language English

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