Crafts reading list
Coatts, Margot, ed. Pioneers of Modern Craft. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1997.
Coleman, Roger. The Art of Work: An Epitaph to Skill. London: Pluto Press, 1988.
Crafts Council of Australia. The Crafts: Theory and Practice in the Late 20th Century. Sydney: Crafts Council of Australia, 1988.
Dormer, Peter. The Meanings of Modern Design: Towards the Twenty-First Century. London: Thames & Hudson, 1990.
Dormer, Peter. The Art of the Maker: Skills and its Meaning in Art, Craft and Design. London: Thames & Hudson, 1994.
Dormer, Peter, ed. The Culture of Craft: Status & Future. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1997.
Elinor, Gillian, ed. Women and Craft. London: Virago Press, 1987.
Forty, Adrian. Objects of Desire: Design and Society, 1750-1980. London: Thames & Hudson, 1986.
Fuller, Peter. The proper work of the potter. In: Images of God. London: Hogarth Press, 1990, c1985. pp.235-245.
Greenhalgh, Paul, ed. Modernism in Design. Reaktion Books, 1990.
Greenhalgh, Paul. Quotations and Sources: on Design and Decorative Arts. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993.
Greenhalgh, Paul, ed. The Persistence of Craft. A&C Black, 2002.
Harrod, Tanya with Helen Clifford, eds. Obscure Objects of Desire: Reviewing the Crafts in the Twentieth Century. London: Crafts Council, 1997.
Harrod, Tanya. The Crafts in Britain in the Twentieth Century. London: Yale University Press, 1999.
Hickey, Gloria A., ed. Making and Metaphor: a Discussion of Meaning in Contemporary Craft. Hull, Quebec: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1994.
Houston, John, ed. Craft Classics: an Anthology of Belief and Comment. London: Crafts Council, 1988.
Ioannou, Noris. Craft in Society: an Anthology of Perspectives. Freemantle: Freemantle Arts Centre Press, 1992.
Lucie-Smith, Edward. The Story of Craft: the Craftsman’s Role in Society. Oxford: Phaidon, 1981.
Margetts, Martina, ed. International Crafts. London: Thames & Hudson, 1991.
McCullough, Malcolm. Abstracting Craft: the Practised Digital Hand. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1996.
Needleman, Carla. The Work of Craft: an Inquiry into the Nature of Crafts and Craftsmanship. New York: Kodansha International, 1993, c1979.
Parry, Linda, ed. William Morris. London: The Victoria & Albert Museum, 1996.
Pye, David. The Nature and Art of Workmanship. London: Herbert Press, 1995, c1968.
Rowley, Sue, ed. Craft and Contemporary Theory. St. Leonards, Australia: Allen & Unwin, 1997.
Walker, John. Design History and the History of Design. London: Pluto Press, 1989.
De Hallen / Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Slip: Artists in the Netherlands and Britain working with Ceramics. Haarlem / Norwich, 2002.
de Waal, Edmund. 20th Century Ceramics. Thames & Hudson, 2003.
Dormer, Peter. The New Ceramics, Trends and Traditions. London, 1986.
Houston, John. The Abstract Vessel. London: Bellew, 1991.
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford. The Raw and the Cooked: New Work in Clay in Britain. Oxford, 1993.
Rice, Paul. British Studio Ceramics. Marlborough: Crowood Press, 2002.
Riddick, Sarah. Pioneer Studio Pottery; The Milner-White Collection. Lund Humphries / York City Art Gallery, London / York, 1990.
Saunders, Robert A., ed. The Studio Ceramics Collection at Paisley Museum and Art Galleries. Paisley, 1984.
Scott, Paul, ed. Hot Off the Press: Ceramics and Print. Bellew / Tullie House City Museum & Art Gallery, London / Carlisle, 1996.
Watson, Oliver. Studio Pottery. Phaidon, 1993.
Chang, Yun-u. ‘Modern Handicraft Gains Public Interest’, pp.108-117 in Korean Information Service, ed. Korean Art Guide. Seoul: Korean Information Service, 2002.
Cort, Louise Allison, ed. Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics: A Close Embrace of the Earth. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.
Faulkner, Rupert. Japanese Studio Crafts: Tradition and the Avant-Garde. London: Laurence King Publishing, 1995.
Heisinger, Kathryn B. & Felice Fischer. Japanese Design: A Survey since 1950. New York: Harry N. Abrams (in association with the Philadelphia Museum of Art), 1995.
Hommel, Rudolf. China at Work: An Illustrated Record of the Primitive Industries of China’s Masses, Whose Life is Toil, Thus an Account of Chinese Civilisation. Cambridge (Mass.): MIT Press, 1969 (originally published: New York: John Day, 1937).
Kikuchi, Yuko. Japanese Modernisation and Mingei Theory: Cultural Nationalism and Oriental Orientalism. London: Routledge/Curzon, 2004.
Kim, Youngna. Tradition, Modernity and Identity: Modern and Contemporary Art in Korea. Seoul: Korea Foundation, Hollym Publisher, 2005.
Moeran, Brian. Folk Art Potters of Japan: Beyond an Anthropology of Aesthetics. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 1997.
Poshyananda, Apinan (et al.). Contemporary Art in Asia: Traditions, Tensions: India, Indonesia, Philippines, South Korea, Thailand. New York: Asia Society Galleries, 1996.
Sparke, Penny. Modern Japanese Design. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1987.
Yanagi, Soetsu, adapted by Bernard Leach. The Unknown Craftsman: A Japanese Insight into Beauty. Tokyo, New York and San Francisco: Kodansha International, 1972.