500 Plates & Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function & Style

500 Plates & Chargers: Innovative Expressions of Function & Style
Author: Suzanne J.E. Tourtillott
Language English
Pages: 420
ISBN10: 1579906885
Genre: Art
Series 500 Series
Goodreads Rating: 4.59
ISBN13: 9781579906887
Published: July 1st 2008 by Lark Crafts

Plates and chargers can serve as more than just places to put your food: they can be glorious art to show off on a table, sideboard, or hutch. These 500 spectacular pieces chosen by esteemed juror Linda Arbuckle range from the utilitarian yet beautifully glazed plate to dramatically decorated work, and they’re crafted from a remarkable variety of materials—including pristine porcelain and bold earthenware. Nick Joerling’s stoneware is the perfect canvas for a design: vigorous brush strokes set in wax resist race across its attractive surface. Kelly McKibben’s hand-built Going for a Stroll showcases delicately inlaid and silk-screened images. The stunning gallery provides a unique and wide-ranging snapshot of contemporary ceramic arts.