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Ceramics.

Author/Creator:
Rawson, Philip.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1984.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (240 pages)
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Subjects:
Pottery.
Porcelain.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
"It is rare to find a book on art that presents complex aesthetic principles in clear readable form. Ceramics, by Philip Rawson, is such a book. I discovered it ten years ago, and today my well-worn copy has scarcely a page on which some statement is not underlined and starred."--Wayne Higby, from the Foreword.
Contents:
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication Page
Table of Contents
Part I: General Considerations
Introduction
The Existential Base
The Role of Technology
Memory-Traces and Meaning
Tactile Values
Part II: Techniques
The Material
Forming: General
Hand-Modelling and Beating
Burnishing
Wheel-Throwing
Moulding
Cutting, etc.
Turning
Drying
Firing
Kilns
Slips and Glazes
Part III: Symbolism of Form
Ceramics as Treasure
Life Functions
Imitation
Ceremonial
Tactile Order
Tactile Texture
Other Sense Dimensions
Visual Shape
Morphology
Body Images
The Expression of Ceramic Shape
Articulation of Units of Shape
The Modes of Space
Shape Criteria
Colour: General
Colour and Gloss
Individual Colours
Black
White
Blue: and Complementary After-Images
Blue-Green and Green: Complex Colours
Yellows
Reds
Lustre
Surface Design: General
Graphic Emblems
Floral Decoratlon
Rhythm in Decoratlon
Pictorial Designs
Frieze Depth
Perspective Pictorialism
Far Eastern Pictorial Space
Pot Surface and iictual Space
Metaphor and Conceit
Ceramics and Total Environment
Potter's Space
Ceramlc Sculpture
Far Eastern Ceramic Sculpture
Ceramic Sculpture and Imaginary Worlds
Sculpture in Clay
Conclusion
Select Index and Glossary
Selected Lict of American Ceramic Artists, compiled by Helen Williams Drutt.
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Contributor:
Higby, Wayne.
Other format:
Print version: Rawson, Philip Ceramics
ISBN:
9780812207347
9780812211566
OCLC:
932312574