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Bernard Leach: Life and Work


Widely recognized as the father of studio pottery, Bernard Leach (1887-1979) played a pioneering role in creating an identity for artist potters in Britain and around the world. Born in the East (Hong Kong) and educated in the West (England), throughout his life Leach perceived himself as a courier between the disparate cultures. His exquisite pots reflect the inspiration he drew from East and West as well as his response to the basic tenets of modernism--truth to materials, the importance of function to form, and ...

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Bernard Leach: Life and Work
2003, Paul Mellon Centre

ISBN-13: 9780300099294


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