Leach was born in Hong Kong, and spent the first few years of his life in Japan. Later, he attended Slade School of Fine Art and the London School of Art, where he studied etching under Frank Brangwyn. 'A Potter in Japan' is a collection of memoirs and diary entries from his return to Japan in the early 1950's. These accounts provide a unique opportunity to see the Eastern influence on his craft. This book appeals to lovers of ceramics and those with an interest in cultural interchange between East and West. Out of print since 1960's and published alongside his practical guide, The Potter's Handbook.
Bernard Howell Leach (18871979) was a British studio potter and art teacher. He founded Leach Pottery in St. Ives and taught some of the most celebrated ceramicists of the twentieth century."
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