"Beautifully illustrated."- The Times Christmas Book Selection
"A wonderful new book?by the presiding genius of modern studio ceramics, Edmund de Waal?a treasure house containing over 300 beautiful full-page plates."- Royal Academy Magazine
"This book is like an installation where the arrangement of illustrations makes the reader look with surprised attentiveness."- Victoria and Albert Magazine
"This is a distinctly personal, even quirky selection -- which is part of its appeal."- Bloomberg News
Edmund de Waal apprenticed as a potter in Canterbury, before studying in Japan and Cambridge. Today his porcelain is in thirty international museum collections: most recently he has created major installations for the V&A and Tate Britain. In June 2010, his memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes won the Costa Biography Award and New Writer of the Year at the Galaxy Book Awards.
De Waal has selected the most beautiful and meaningful Ceramic pieces. Wonderful photos and beautifully written. For those who interested in studying Ceramic Art deeply.Published 18 months ago by silvia_sp