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Now Available–New Maiolica

The New Maiolica: Contemporary Approaches to Color and Technique

Matthias Ostermann

160 pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 144 color, 1 b/w illus.

Cloth 1999 | ISBN 0-8122-3513-4 | $42.50 | £28.00

Not for sale in the British Commonwealth except Canada

The New MaiolicaSelected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Book.

Within the field of ceramics, maiolica (also known as majolica), with its stable color-holding
glaze surface, is unique as a medium–indeed, it has been called a
painter’s medium.

The New Maiolica is conceived by Matthias Ostermann as a workshop in print, guiding the reader progressively through some of the conceptual, material, and technical concerns that inform this versatile and compelling medium.

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