Fire and Clay Coffee Table Book
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Written by Eric Mindling, The Art of Oaxacan Pottery is a panoramic vision of the past, present, and future of Oaxacan pottery. This book is an homage to the wisdom of potters and a journey into the depths of the ancient trade of pottery. Through beautiful imagery and delightful prose, the book explains the wisdom of artisanal design and pottery’s important economical, social, and identity-based roles. The book approaches pottery from a design perspective, touching on themes such as diversity in form, social contexts, functionality, techniques, and the challenges presented by modern times, providing us with the tools to understand pottery and potters in all their complexity.