Synopses & Reviews
Thirty Objects, Thirty Insights
reflects upon the celebrated collection at the internationally renowned Gardiner Museum, Toronto, which has grown to become one of the worlds great speciality museums in its devotion to the ceramic arts. Featuring more than 100 images, the book focuses upon 30 objects that reflect the temporal and geographical breadth of the museums collection, as well as the universality of the medium it celebrates.
An international body of scholars and curators share their insight and expertise within the books collated essays to tell the story of ceramic production throughout history within a vast array of methodological approaches to the medium.
Featuring works and pieces by such illustrious names as Marc Chagall, Betty Woodman, Marilyn Levine, Wedgwood and Delft, this book is a fascinating insight into one of the greatest collections in the ceramic world.
About the Author
Rachel Gotlieb is the Interim Executive Director of the Gardiner Museum, Toronto and has an M.A. in Design History from Londons Royal College of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum. She has taught at the Ontario College of Art and served on the Toronto Public Art Commission.
Karine Tsoumis: Dr. Karine Tsoumis is a curator at the Gardiner Museum, Toronto.