Lucie Rie, Modernist Potter, by Emanuel Cooper
Edmund de Waal says about this book that "Emanuel Cooper...brings alive the particularity of [Rie's] Viennese upbringing, illuminating the milieu in which she began her life as an artist...The descriptions of Rie's early contacts with the British ceramic establishment are tremendous... this is a book that magnificently achieves its aim."
Lucie Rie was one of the the 20th century's most celebrated and iconic potters. This comprehensive biography follows her fascinating life from the Vienna of the Habsburgs through escape from the Nazis, to the center of the British studio pottery movement.
Hardcover. 328 pp.
Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art By Yale University Press, 2012
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