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His Own Steam

The Work of Barry Brickell

His Own Steam( )
Author: Craig, David
O'Brien, Gregory
Contribution by: Keith, Hamish
Sameshima, Haru
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Auckland University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $64.95
Book Description:

Potter extraordinaire, conservationist, railway enthusiast, and iconoclast, Barry Brickell is one of New Zealand’s most important ceramicists and this work celebrates his work through essays on his work and a comprehensive chronology that further illuminates his achievements. One of the leaders of the New Zealand Anglo-Oriental pottery movement that developed from the 1950s, Brickell has shaped both his own domestic ware and the...
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Detailed Subjects: Crafts & Hobbies / General
Art / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8 x 9.75 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:2.8 Pounds
Author Biography
Craig, David (Author)

Gregory O'Brien was born in 1961 in Matamata New Zealand. He is a New Zealand poet, editor, and painter. He trained as a journalist in Auckland and worked as a newspaper reporter in Northland. He graduated from the University of Auckland. His work has appeared in Islands, Landfall and Sport, Meanjin, Scripsi. He lives in Wellington where he is Senior Curator at the City Gallery Wellington. His works include: Dunes and Barns, Man with a Child's Violin, Winter I Was, Afternoon of an Evening Train and Diesel Mystic. He has earned several awards including the Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poerty, Vicrotia University Writing Fellow and Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement. He is the author of See What I Can See (designed by Sarah Maxey and Katrina Duncan) which won the 2016 Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) Book Design Award, Best educational book.

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