30 Objects 30 Insights

30 Objects 30 Insights

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30 Objects 30 Insights
Gardiner Museum

25 x 20 cm | 10 x 8 in
120 ills | 208 pages
Paperback

Editors Rachel Gotlieb, Karine Tsoumis

A profile of 30 historically and culturally important objects from the renowned Gardiner Museum, Toronto, which has one of the greatest collections of ceramics in the world. Exquisite craftsmanship is apparent and awe-inspiring in the featured works by illustrious names such as Marc Chagall, Betty Woodman, Marilyn Levine, Wedgewood and Delft.

This publication reflects upon the celebrated collection at the internationally renowned Gardiner Museum, Toronto, which has grown to become one of the world's great speciality museums with its devotion to the ceramic arts. Featuring more than 100 images, the book focuses upon 30 objects that reflect the temporal and geographical breadth of the Museum's collection, as well as the universality of the medium it celebrates.

An international body of scholars and curators share their insights and expertise within the book's essays telling the story of ceramic production throughout history and with reference to a vast array of approaches to the medium. Featuring works by such illustrious names as Marc Chagall, Betty Woodman, Marilyn Levine, Wedgwood and Delft, this book provides a fascinating insight into one of the greatest collections in the world of ceramics.