Cart 0
Contemporary Ceramic Art

Contemporary Ceramic Art


No longer considered merely decorative, ceramic art has broken free from the dusty display cases to which it was once relegated and is now taking centre stage in contemporary galleries.

Although often integrating traditional modelling, firing and glazing techniques into their output, the 90 artists featured here invite us to look at ceramics in a different way. Whether creating monumental installations or intricate miniatures, imaginary beasts or life-size human figures, they subtly blur the borders between art and craft, sometimes conceiving witty or unnerving twists on traditional ceramic forms, sometimes using cutting-edge technology, conceptual thinking and new platforms to push the boundaries of clay and broaden its appeal.

  •  Paperback | 360 pages
  •  220 x 280 x 26mm | 1,460g
  •  London, United Kingdom
  •  English
  •  344 Illustrations, unspecified
  •  0500295786
  •  9780500295786

More from this collection