4 November 2009

PICASSO'S INFLUENCE ON WILLIAM NEWLAND

Margaret Hine and William Newland, 1952


















The first book on pottery I ever read was Practical Pottery and Ceramics by Kenneth Clark (Studio Books, 1964) – not Kenneth Clark the art critic, and not Kenneth Clark the Tory politician, but Kenneth Clark of the Kenneth Clark pottery, which did architectural commissions as well as tableware and was not shy of using industrial methods. His book is still a good introduction to the methods of studio pottery, if you can get it.