A POTTER’S TALE IN AFRICA – The life and work of Andrew Walford

An insightful account of one of South Africa’s bestknown potters

N. Wright, 978 0 620 45400 1, 166 pages, hard cover

The master is describing to us his every action, “the processes are arts within an art”.

A truly magnificent biographical book that describes the life, philosophy and art of this master South African potter, one of those “difficult to put down” books once you open the first page, with full colour photographs on every page. Covering Andrew’s early life of how he became a potter, his life in the spectacular rural setting of Kwa-Zulu Natal, his influences from Europe the Orient and Africa and a generous section covering his technique as well as a gallery of some of his work. Whether one is a collector of ceramic art, a budding potter, an old hand or just wanting to read a very good book, this one is a must have.

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