School of Art
In addition the exhibition catalogues published by the School, staff are also involved in publishing books, articles and reviews relating to their research interests. Some of these books are directly concerned with the Art Collections.
Robert Meyrick and Neil Holland
To Instruct and Inspire
PB 34 x 24 cm 48 pp.
University of Wales, Aberystwyth 1997
To Instruct and Inspire was published to accompany an exhibition of arts and crafts which coincided with the launch of the 125th anniversary celebrations of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth in October 1997. This illustrated guide examines the nature of the University's collection, its development and the individuals whose personal enthusiams have shaped the arts and crafts collection over the past 125 years
The Etchings and Engravings of Edgar Holloway : A Catalogue Raisonne
HC 27.5 x 21 cm 114 pp.
Scolar Press 1996
This comprehensive monograph focuses on the etchings of British artist Edgar Holloway, who was one of the key figures in this field in the 1930's. The book contains an essay about his life and art, plates of selected major pieces, and a catalogue raisonne of his etchings and engravings, with most of the entries illustrated.
HC 26 x 22 cm 136 pp.
Lund Humphries 2000
In this book Robert Meyrick examines the work and career of an artist whose idealised and peaceful vision of the Welsh countryside reflects the quieter strain of Neo-Romanticism in British landscape painting. The volume concludes with a list of exhibitions, public collections, and bibliography that make it an invaluable reference work.
Women and Ceramics – Gendered Vessels
Manchester University Press
HC 27.5 x 22 cm 256 pp.
A&C Black 2003
Since earliest times, women have been involved in the making of pottery. This book gives a fascinating insight into the various societies around the world in wich the skills and traditions have been passed down from generation to generation, and the implications this has on communities around the world. Illustrated with beautiful, detailed maps.
Stone Lithography and Plate Lithography
SC 23 x 15.5 cm
A&C Black 2003
These instruction manuals are for college students, workshop participants, and practicing artists who want to learn the techniques of stone and plate lithography. Explanations and clear instructions are given for a range of processes, illustrated throughout with b&w and color diagrams, photos, and reproductions.
HC 20 x 26 cm 426 pp.
With the recent death of Mario Giacommelli (1925–2000), Europe has lost one of its most talented photographers. With over 600 beautiful and poetic duotone photographs, Crawford's book is the most comprehensive survey of Giacommelli's work ever published.