Frans Wildenhain 1950-75: Creative and Commercial American Ceramics at Mid-Century
Frans Wildenhain 1950-75: Creative and Commercial American Ceramics at Mid-Century by Bruce A. Austin with photography by A. Sue Weisler and essays by Jonathan Clancy and Becky Simmons, is an in-depth analysis of Frans Wildenhain and his role in mid-century studio ceramics, university education in handcrafts and his innovative and entrepreneurial role in merchandizing crafts.
- Hard cover with dust jacket, 10" x 9"
- 256 pages, 20+ black & white archival photos
- More than 150 original color photos
- ISBN 978-0-615-64527-8
- Publication Date: August 15, 2012
School of Communication/Director of RIT Press
A professor in the College of Liberal Arts since 1976, Bruce Austin was curator for the RIT exhibit "The American Arts & Crafts Movement in Western New York, 1900-1920" as well as the "Frans Wildenhain, 1950-75" exhibition at Bevier Gallery and Dyer Art Center. Currently, he is Director of RIT Press, the Institute's scholarly book publishing enterprise.