Potter extraordinaire, conservationist, railway enthusiast and iconoclast Barry Brickell is one of New Zealand's most important ceramicists. His exuberant and elemental, warts-and-all sculptures pulse with a humour and sexuality rare in New Zealand craft or art. From the 1950s, with his friend Len Castle, Brickell became a central figure in Auckland's pottery scene, leading the development of a distinctive indigenous ceramic style. Alongside the early commissions he received for domestic pots, mugs and jugs from local ...

His Own Steam: The Work of Barry Brickell 2013, Auckland University Press, Auckland

ISBN-13: 9781869407636

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