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5 Devon Potters - Peter Davies

01 Jul 2004

This book documents the work of five potters whose work and homes have been made in Devon. The work is a collaboration with fire and flame and a celebration of their very personal relationship with the Devon landscape and a poignant dialogue between abundant natural materials and a unique sense of place. The 5 Devon potters are:

All have international reputations and have exhibited widely over the last twenty-year period, with work now in numerous private and public collections.

Peter Davies is a well-known art critic and author on British art. He is a contirbutor to "The Independent", "The Art Book" and other newspapers and journals. His previous books include 'St Ives Revisited', 'Arthur Ballard', 'After Trewyn; and 'Bratby'.

Chris Chapman's photography is widely recognised and is represented in many collections, including those of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the International Centre of Photography in New York His major body of work comprising a twenty five year archive depicting the culture and character of Dartmoor is entitled Wild Goose and Riddon: The Dartmoor photographs of Chris Chapman.

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Facts:
Publication Date: 2004
Price: 25
ISBN: 0-9548083-0-4
Binding: Hardback
Publisher: Jones and Palmer Ltd.
Tel: 0121 236 9007
Edition: 1st

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