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Contemporary Ceramics: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Contemporary Ceramics: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN/ASIN: 0300200617
ISBN-13: 9780300200614
Number of pages: 48

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The collection shows the extraordinary breadth of styles postwar artists have been able to create. The aggressive experimentation of Voulkos, Mason, Price, and the other early pottery-making 'rule breakers' of the era gave rise to one of the most creative periods in the history of ceramics, as the exhibition and this catalogue seek to demonstrate.

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