Art and Design at Alfred; A Chronicle of a Ceramics College
Philadelphia: Art Alliance Press, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. 286p, several photos. Slight wear to jacket. Very good / good-plus. Item #30296
History of the innovative curriculum at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University from 1900 on, through a study of the administrations of the first six art directors (Charles F. Binns, Charles M. Harder, Theodore A. Randall, Val Cushing, Robert Turner, and Anthony Hepburn. Many well-known ceramists have taught or studied at Alfred--Ferguson, Grotell, Gustin, Heino, Higby, Jae Won Lee, Price, Rhodes, Robineau, Woodman, and many more. An administrative history rather than an artistic history, but an informative look at the fortunes and reception of ceramic art in America. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.