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Ann Stokes

Artists' Potter

Ann Stokes( )
Editor: Harrod, Tanya
Author: Gowrie, Grey
Morphet, Richard
Spurling, Hilary
Publication Date:Jun 2009
Publisher:Lund Humphries Publishers, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.99
Book Description:

This is the first full-scale biographical and critical study of Ann Stokes (b.1922), the widow of the art critic Adrian Stokes and a highly unusual potter who creates bold, uninhibited works. Beautifully illustrated and with three major essays, Ann Stokes: Artists' Potter is a must for art historians, collectors, decorative arts specialists and cultural historians alike.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Social Science / Women's Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.65 x 11.42 x 0.71 Inches
Author Biography
Gowrie, Grey (Editor)
Hilary Spurling was born in 1940 in Stockport England. She attended Somerville College in Oxford. She bacame the arts and theater critic for The Spectator during the 1960's. She was also the reviewer for The Observer and The Daily Telegraph. She has written several biographies including Pearl Buck in China and Matisse the Master: The Conquest of Colour 1909-1954, which won the 2005 Whitebread Book of the Year Award and the Los Angeles Book Prize for Biography in 2006.


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