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Last Sane Man: Modern Pots, Colonialism and the C

By: Tanya Harrod

Price: $30.00

Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM487721

ISBN: 0300100167

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The British studio potter Michael Cardew (1901-1983) was a man of paradox, a modernist who disliked modernity, a colonial servant who despised Empire, a husband and father who was also homosexual, and an intellectual who worked with his hands. Graduating from Oxford in 1923, training with the legendary Bernard Leach, he went on to lead a life of pastoral poverty in Gloucestershire, making majestic slipware and participating in the polarised design and political debate... View more info