Item description for Ceramics - a lifelong passion. Collection Peter Siemssen Foundation by Peter Siemssen...
Peter Siemssen , a creative businessman, is the driving force behind this entirely personal publication - a book informed by profound knowledge of the subject as well as passion. Siemssen presents a selection of works from his collection against a backdrop of decades of experience and encounters with the most important contemporary ceramicists. Arranged geographically, the book presents Japanese, German, Scandinavian, Western European, North American and Mediterranean ceramics in a broad range of significant works. The high point is the work of Gilbert Portanier, with whom Peter Siemssen has particularly intensive artistic contacts and ties of friendship. Documentary photographs faithfully reproducing the works lead into interpretative texts, artist biographies and Peter Siemssen's entertaining reminiscences to provide access to art ceramics in the latter half of the 20th century. Distinguished specialists in the field contribute high-profile essays on various aspects of the subject. A selection of
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.18" Width: 9.29" Height: 1.1" Weight: 3.97 lbs.
Release Date Apr 25, 2008
Publisher Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt GMBH
ISBN 3897902567 ISBN13 9783897902565