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Ceramics Monthly


Ceramics Monthly: January 1992

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Tatsuzo Shimaoka at the firemouth of a four-chambered climbing kiln at his studio in Mashiko. One of Japan’s most successful potters, Shimaoka talks about his life and work in the revealing autobiography beginning on page 45.

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Ceramics Monthly: December 1991

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Texas potter Harding Black outside his San Antonio studio, circa 1963. Recognized as “a master of glazes” (he ran 10,000 tests in one 15-year period), Black talks freely about his 60-year ceramics career.

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Ceramics Monthly: November 1991

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Rather than lifting fragile raku ware from the kiln for postfiring reduction, Brazilian potter Sara Carone simply removes the kiln’s fiber lid, throws in dry sawdust and lowers a steel-drum reduction chamber.

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Ceramics Monthly: October 1991

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Firing “Gasp,” a site sculpture addressing humanity’s fragile relationship with the earth, by Joseph Mannino, Pittsburgh.

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Ceramics Monthly: September 1991

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Los Angeles artist David Roesler uses inlaid slip to produce intricate patterns on his slab-built earthenware boxes.

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Ceramics Monthly: June/July/August 1991

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Oregon potter Cheryl Williams with an array of her “Explorations in Gold”; her article explains how to apply gold leaf.

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Ceramics Monthly: May 1991

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Canadian ceramist Bruce Taylor in his Halifax, Nova Scotia, studio; this artist’s sculpture draws from varied sources, from pottery and architecture to engineering design.

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Ceramics Monthly: April 1991

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Pittsboro, North Carolina potter Mark Hewitt inside his 900-cubic-foot, wood-burning tube kiln. Though he was born into a pottery family, their tradition was fine china manufacturing, not handmade salt-glazed stoneware.

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Ceramics Monthly: March 1991

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Florida mixed-media artist Nan Smith provides an intimate view of her current work, from its forming and decorating processes to its reason for being.

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Ceramics Monthly: February 1991

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Arizona potter Don Reitz, often called “the king of salt glaze, the workshop king, the Kenzan of American ceramics, etc.,” has continued along a path of risk and change.

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