Lucie Rie: The Adventure of Pottery

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Lucie Rie: The Adventure of Pottery
Lucie Rie: The Adventure of Pottery
$45.00
Available for Backorder
Description
  • Published to coincide with the exhibition Lucie Rie: The Adventure of Pottery, showing at Kettle's Yard from March 2023
  • Comprehensive new title on Lucie Rie; currently only a handful of books in print about her
  • Reflects current trends/interests in studio pottery, mid-century modern style, women artists

Lucie Rie (1902-1995) is one of the finest modern potters of the 20th century. Born and trained in Vienna, her successful early career came to a halt in 1938 when forced to leave Austria to escape the persecution of Jewish people. In exile in London, Rie established a new workshop and over five decades created highly individual bowls, vases and tableware which continue to amaze and inspire today.

With over 150 photographs and five new essays, Lucie Rie: The Adventure of Pottery celebrates an exceptional life of creative invention and experiment.

With texts by Edmund de Waal, Tanya Harrod, Helen Ritchie, Eliza Spindel, Kimberley Chandler and Nigel Wood.

Description
  • Published to coincide with the exhibition Lucie Rie: The Adventure of Pottery, showing at Kettle's Yard from March 2023
  • Comprehensive new title on Lucie Rie; currently only a handful of books in print about her
  • Reflects current trends/interests in studio pottery, mid-century modern style, women artists

Lucie Rie (1902-1995) is one of the finest modern potters of the 20th century. Born and trained in Vienna, her successful early career came to a halt in 1938 when forced to leave Austria to escape the persecution of Jewish people. In exile in London, Rie established a new workshop and over five decades created highly individual bowls, vases and tableware which continue to amaze and inspire today.

With over 150 photographs and five new essays, Lucie Rie: The Adventure of Pottery celebrates an exceptional life of creative invention and experiment.

With texts by Edmund de Waal, Tanya Harrod, Helen Ritchie, Eliza Spindel, Kimberley Chandler and Nigel Wood.

ISBN
9781904561767
By
ANDREW NAIRNE
Publisher
Kettle's Yard
Publication Date
September 01, 2023
Binding
Paperback
Item Condition
New