A Pioneer Potter

A Pioneer Potter

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The English potter Michael Cardew, who exerted a formative influence on the development of 20th century pottery, records his progress as a potter and the development of his artistic philosophy in this autobiography, which includes an account of his achievements with West African pottery.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 129 x 196mm | 206g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 8 pp b&w illustrations, chronology, index
  • 0192826417
  • 9780192826411

Table of contents

The beginnings; are you going to make new shapes?; what do you make of that?; the Leach pottery, St Ives; diversions; distractions; looking for a pottery; Winchcombe; who makes these wonderful things?; Mariel; industrial pottery; big pots; looking to Cornwall; Wenford Bridge; to a foreign shore; Achimota; the West African Institute; home leave; shattered dreams; Vume; the sun in Africa; disturbances; back in England. Appendices: on art in West Africa; Achimota College and the West African Institute.show more

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