WXXI Documentaries

Out of the Fire: The Art and Science of Ceramics

Special | 26m 40s Video has closed captioning.

Explore the science behind soft clay, the history and spirituality of the material, and the need for ceramics in modern technology. Dr. Alexis G. Clare, professor of glass science at the New York State College, Alfred University, explores this new definition of ceramics from ancient to industrial times. Detailing the dance between mind and material through the art of ceramicists of today.

Aired: 05/20/00

Rating: NR

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