Australian Studio Pottery and China Painting

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Peter Timms
Oxford University Press, 1986 - Arts and crafts movement - 192 pages
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The social history of studio pottery and china painting in Australia is outlined, as Peter Timms traces its development as a means of individual artistic expression. Distinctive techniques and stylistic influences are explored, as are the circumstances and philosophical bases of their work. The book contains a comprehensive collection of biographies, making it a useful and authoritative text for scholars, craftsmen and collectors alike.

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Two Distinct national aspirations
Four Artwares
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About the author (1986)

Peter Timms is the author of "Australian Studio Pottery, Making Nature: Six Walks in the Bush," "The Nature of Gardens," and "What's Wrong with Contemporary Art?

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