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Elizabeth Lissaman : New Zealand's pioneer studio potter / Jane Vial with Steve Austin.

By: Vial, Jane.
Contributor(s): Austin, Steve (Museum director) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Rim Books, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 25 x 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780994130662; 099413066X.Other title: New Zealands pioneer studio potter.Subject(s): Lissaman, Elizabeth, 1901-1991 | Potters -- New Zealand -- Biography | Women potters -- New Zealand -- Biography | Pottery -- New Zealand -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Biographies.DDC classification: 738.092 Summary: Elizabeth Lissaman: New Zealand's Pioneer Studio Potter traces the life and works of New Zealands pioneering woman studio potter. It is fully illustrated with over 100 images, especially photographed, of Lissamans pottery selected from private and public collections. Illustrations also include images of her designs and historical family photographs. The biography is meticulously researched and written by Jane Vial, and Steve Austin contributes an essay placing her work in the wider international contexts of art deco and decorative modernism, as well as the history of womens art and social standing in early 20th century New Zealand. Together, this book is a definitive biography and art history of arguably the first independent, professional studio potter in New Zealand.
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"Elizabeth Lissaman: New Zealand's Pioneer Studio Potter traces the life and works of New Zealand's pioneering woman studio potter. It is fully illustrated with over 100 images, especially photographed, of Lissaman's pottery selected from private and public collections. Illustrations also include images of her designs and historical family photographs. The biography is meticulously researched and written by Jane Vial, and Steve Austin contributes an essay placing her work in the wider international contexts of art deco and decorative modernism, as well as the history of women's art and social standing in early 20th century New Zealand. Together, this book is a definitive biography and art history of arguably the first independent, professional studio potter in New Zealand. Lissaman designed, threw, decorated, fired and sold her first significant collection of pots in 1927 and potted continuously for almost 70 years until 1990, spanning New Zealand's studio pottery movements..."--wheelersbooks.com.au.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Elizabeth Lissaman: New Zealand's Pioneer Studio Potter traces the life and works of New Zealands pioneering woman studio potter. It is fully illustrated with over 100 images, especially photographed, of Lissamans pottery selected from private and public collections. Illustrations also include images of her designs and historical family photographs. The biography is meticulously researched and written by Jane Vial, and Steve Austin contributes an essay placing her work in the wider international contexts of art deco and decorative modernism, as well as the history of womens art and social standing in early 20th century New Zealand. Together, this book is a definitive biography and art history of arguably the first independent, professional studio potter in New Zealand.