In Ceramics - Ways of Creation, noted ceramist Richard Zakin shares insights from 36 contemporary ceramic artists, exploring the ideas that rive and inspire them to create and the way they make their visions real. By following the work and ideas of these artists, readers will gain an understanding of the inspiration that drives the creative process - from its beginning stages to the removal of the piece from the final fire.
Zakin addresses both the intangible and material aspects of ceramic creation. Because the featured artists represent the broad spectrum of contemporary ceramic creation - from pottery to sculpture - the book is a comprehensive and fascinating study of the current ceramic art scene. Illustrated with more than 200 exciting color photographs of the artists and their work, it is sure to inspire and delight anyone interested in ceramic art.