Ceramics of the 1960s

Ceramics of the 1960s

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The 1960s were intense and dynamic years of change for the visual arts in Britain. Ceramic design felt the full force of a revolution seen first in youth culture and fashion design. The British pottery industry moved away from a dependence upon foreign styles and developed instead the 'British Modern' style. By the end of the 1960s Britain was regarded as a world leader in design.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 149.4 x 213.9 x 4.1mm | 104.33g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Shire Publications
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0747804869
  • 9780747804864

Table of contents

A colourful decade; The principal manufacturers; Designers as professionals; Further reading; Places to visitshow more

About Graham McLaren

Dr Graham McLaren teaches the history of ceramics at Staffordshire University, Stoke on Trent. He jointly devised and leads the unique MA in the History of Ceramics, taught in conjunction with the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley.show more