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Form and Surface: African Ceramics from the William M. Itter Collection (Hardcover)

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- Celebrates the outstanding collection of African ceramics held by the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art - Organized into five resourceful sections that explore virtuosity, form, color and burnishing, decoration and effects of use - Rich color illustrations express the delicacy of expert craftsmanship From marvelous contrasts in both color and texture to pleasingly proportioned forms and elegant curves, the ceramic vessels illustrated in this stunning volume represent outstanding examples of handmade objects that transcend their intended use in everyday life. Organized into five sections that explore virtuosity, form, color and burnishing, decoration and the effects of use, this fully and richly illustrated book celebrates the outstanding collection of African ceramics held by the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art.

About the Author


Diane Pelrine, PhD, former Raymond and Laura Wielgus Curator of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Eskenazi Museum of Art, is a longtime colleague of the collector Bill Itter.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781785512094
ISBN-10: 1785512099
Publisher: Scala Arts Publishers Inc.
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English