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500 Figures in Clay Volume 2

Smith, Nan

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ISBN 10: 1454707747 / ISBN 13: 9781454707745
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People have carved figures in clay since prehistoric times, so what can artists bring to the tradition that's distinctive? This collection answers that question 500 ways with works by new and emerging ceramicists that chronicle the ongoing exploration of the human form. It covers topics ranging from rustic creations to postmodern designs. Series: 500 Series. Num Pages: 420 pages, full colour throughout, includes photographs. BIC Classification: WFN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 201 x 203 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1178. . 2014. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781454707745

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Title: 500 Figures in Clay Volume 2

Publisher: Lark Books,U.S.

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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People have carved figures in clay since prehistoric times—so what can artists bring to the tradition that's distinctive? This breathtaking collection answers that question 500 ways with works by new and emerging ceramicists that chronicle the ongoing exploration of the human form. From rustic creations to postmodern designs, from realistic to abstract, these pieces embody the diversity, imagination, and excellence of today's finest ceramic art.  

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Nan Smith is a full Professor at the University of Florida, where she has served as the Ceramics Program Area Head and received two awards for teaching excellence. Her sculpture has been exhibited at SOFA Chicago, the American Museum of Ceramic Art, and in invitational exhibitions throughout the US. Nan's work is also part of many institutional collections. Her sculpture has appeared in numerous publications, including The Figure in Clay (9781579909611); 500 Figures in Clay (9781579905477), World-Famous Ceramic Artists' Studios (Hebei Fine Arts Publishing House), Ceramics Monthly, Sculpture, and World Sculpture News. She lives in Gainesville, FL, where she maintains a private studio.

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