Item NMC/0263 - Sculptured head

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Sculptured head


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This item was badly damaged in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014. It was assessed by a conservator but no conservation work was deemed possible.

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Alexander Leckie studied ceramics at The Glasgow School of Art before moving to Australia in 1955. In 1956, he started teaching a new pottery course at the South Australian School of Arts and Crafts. In 1962, Leckie stopped teaching and worked full-time as a potter in his own studio, before returning to Scotland in 1966 to take up a position as senior lecturer at The Glasgow School of Art, where he remained for twenty years.

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