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Shoji Hamada A Potter"s Way & Work by Susan Peterson

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Published by Amer Ceramic Society .
Written in English


  • Art techniques & materials,
  • Ceramics,
  • Industrial chemistry,
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Pottery & Ceramics,
  • Art / Fine Arts,
  • Chemistry - Industrial & Technical

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9480777M
ISBN 101574981986
ISBN 109781574981988

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This is a big, beautiful book by Shoji Hamada - the book is written in both Japanese and English text and includes color plates. This book is from , but has never been opened or read - the book is still housed inside the original cardboard box it was shipped in when mailed from the publisher.   Shoji Hamada: A Potters Way & Work by Susan Peterson Part of being a potter is establishing a lifestyle thats quite unlike the normal job. Reading about how others have gone about the profession provides insights into our own decisions and can help us find our own way/5. Shoji Hamada: A Potter's Way and Work by Susan Peterson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Hamada Shōji, (born Dec. 9, , Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan—died Jan. 5, , Mashiko), Japanese ceramist who revitalized pottery making in Mashiko, where ceramic arts had flourished in ancient times. Hamada was designated a Living National Treasure by the Japanese government in Hamada studied ceramics at the Tokyo Industrial College (now the Tokyo .

SHOJI HAMADA – ( – ) Widely recognized as one of the most influential potters of the 20th century, Shoji Hamada began his formal instruction in Japan and then spent three formative years working with Bernard Leach at his pottery in Cornwall. The File Size: KB. Bernard Howell Leach CH CBE (5 January – 6 May ), was a British studio potter and art teacher. He is regarded as the "Father of British studio pottery". Leach was born in Hong Kong. His mother Eleanor (née Sharp) died in childbirth. He spent his first three years in Japan with his father, Andrew Leach, until he moved back to Hong Born: 5 January Shoji Hamada was born in Tokyo, Japan in the Kanagawa Prefecture (a district in the country) in He began studying ceramics at age 16 and graduated from Tokyo Technical College. In , Hamada met British studio potter Bernard Leach. Together they founded the Leach Pottery in St. Ives, Cornwall, England in In ,File Size: KB. - In his Hamada Potter book Bernard Leach wrote; He quoted Hamada; "My glazes are not actually first class, but I sometimes think they are, depending upon the way I use them. I have come to think that the glazes are becoming my own personal possessions instead of borrowed things. I manage to get along with only five or six glazes pins.

Shoji Hamada was born in Tokyo in At the age of nineteen he started to study ceramics at Tokyo Technical College, and two years later spent some time touring Japan's traditional pottery sites. In he met Bernard Leach, and within a year the two men were working together at Abiko.   Hamada - A Bowl - Pottery - Duration: Sam Ke views. Mashiko Pottery - from the Film Compendium on the Japanese Mingei Movement - Duration: Shoji HamadaJapanese potter Shoji Hamada (–) is one of the most celebrated ceramists of the modern era. A forerunner in the Japanese folk art movement, Hamada embodied a principled respect for handmade wares in a period of ever-increasing textile industrialization. Source for information on Hamada, Shoji: Encyclopedia of World Biography dictionary. Shoji Hamada was one of the most influential potters of the 20th century. Hamada graduated from Tokyo Technical College in and enrolled at Kyoto Ceramics Research. During the years from to , Hamada travelled extensively to learn about diverse ceramic and folk craft traditions, and built a climbing kiln in England at St Ives with.