Creation out of Clay
Creation out of Clay By: Brother Thomas Bezanson
Good Condition: (SIGNED AND NUMBERED (28/100) BY BROTHER THOMAS. Book cover has some rubbing and dings. Plain, white sticker on title page. Museum of art stamps on the top outer page edges and on the credits page. Dust jacket has some edge wear and some fraying in certain areas. Clean, bright pages. Solid binding.)
This lovely book presents essays and recent works in porcelain by Brother Thomas Bezanson, praised as "one of the greatest artists in the Western pottery world" by well-known Japanese ceramicist Tatsuzo Shimaoka. Brother Thomas explores his faith and the process of creation side by side with illustrations of the celebrated porcelain vases, plates, and tea bowls that are his life's work.The book also contains a nineteen-page photo essay on Brother Thomas at work in his studio by Bill Aron of Los Angeles, an introduction by Joan Chittister, and an illustrated index of the works of Brother Thomas now held in more than fifty museum collections around the world.
Hardcover: 218 pages
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.; 1st edition (August 27, 1999)
Product Dimensions: 12.3 x 10.3 x 1.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds