Author(s): Jim Lawton
The breathtaking 500 Teapots launched a bestselling series - and it remains hugely popular. Now comes a gorgeous follow-up that documents the continued vitality of the form and of a new group of top international artists. Ranging from classically beautiful to wonderfully witty to wildly imaginative and ultramodern, these teapots will inspire ceramicists, collectors, crafters and enthusiasts.
Jim Lawton is Professor of Ceramics and former Artisanry Department Chair in the College of Visual + Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He was elected a member of the International Academy of Ceramics in 2011. His work is exhibited at the Renwick Gallery/Smithsonian Institution; L.A. County Museum of Art; Victoria and Albert Museum; the Icheon World Ceramic Center (Korea); the Mint Museum of Craft + Design and other public and private collections.