Beyond East and West : Memoirs, Portraits and Essays by Bernard Leach

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Bernard Leach (1887-1979) was as renowned in Japan and the East as in Europe and America,both as an artist-craftsman and as a thinker. His interpretation of the traditions of the Orientin the making of pots - and in evolving a philosophy of life - was a lodestar for many potters inthe West.A�Beyond East and West, first published in 1978, is more than an autobiography. Full of sharply-etched and amusing recollections, it contains much of Leach�_Ts deeper thought and a great dealtoo about the practical application of his ideas. Its recurrent theme is the meeting of East andWest at all levels - artistic, cultural, social, political.
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