Monday, March 11, 2013

Lively Conversation

A few weeks ago I posted a recommended read Michael Cardew The Last Sane Man. I did the same on FB and it has stirred some lively conversation. Dick Aerni a potter I respect as one who has walked the walk commented on Cardew being a conflicted man. A comment to which I agree.
 Here is a little ditty from  an article about Michael Cardew by Edmund de Waal
he quotes him as saying "Are you a craftsman or not? Answer yes or no" and then says 'This is the quintessential man, interrogative, animated, cussed. A man whose life comes down in the end to his passion for pots: pots to hold and use,pots at the center of people's lives.'

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