Friday, September 25, 2015

The Freer Sackler digital bookshelf

The Freer and Sackler Galleries have digitized a number of their publications. The publications can be read online or downloaded for free. (If I'd known this was coming, I might have held off on tracking down a copy of "Ceramics from the World of Islam.") The ceramics titles are listed below, but books in other subjects - Arts of the Islamic World, Chinese Art, Japanese Art, Korean Art, etc. - would probably be of interest to ceramic artists, too.

Check it out here:

Ceramics publications:

Esin Atil, Ceramics from the World of Islam (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1973).

Louise A. Cort, Ceramics in Mainland Southeast Asia (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 2008).

Louise A. Cort, Korean Ceramics in the Freer Gallery of Art (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 2012).

Richard L. Wilson, The Potter's Brush: The Kenzan Style in Japanese Arts of the Islamic WorldCeramics (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 2001).

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