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Espresso, exoticism and earthenware: the coffee bar ceramics of the Picassoettes, 1952 - 1960 (2013)
Book Chapter
Partington, M. (2013). Espresso, exoticism and earthenware: the coffee bar ceramics of the Picassoettes, 1952 - 1960. In J. Dahn, & J. Jones (Eds.), Interpreting Ceramics, 90-99. Wunderkammer Press

This book chapter charts the birth of coffee bars in Britain and explores the design influences upon them. The principle focus is the work of three artist potters who made ceramics for a number of the coffee bars and whose work represented a unique m... Read More about Espresso, exoticism and earthenware: the coffee bar ceramics of the Picassoettes, 1952 - 1960.

Oral history and research ethics in the visual arts: Current and future challenges (2013)
Book Chapter
Partington, M. (2013). Oral history and research ethics in the visual arts: Current and future challenges. In M. Partington, & L. Sandino (Eds.), Oral History in the Visual Arts, 189-198. Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Interviews are becoming an increasingly dominant research method in art, craft, design, fashion and textile history. This book demonstrates how artists, writers and historians deploy interviews as creative practice, as 'history', and as a means to in... Read More about Oral history and research ethics in the visual arts: Current and future challenges.