Urushi Is Not Alone

Max Lamb


Dent-De-Leone, 2019. Hardcover, 48pp., 6 x 8.75 inches


Max Lamb’s exploration in the Urushi lacquering technique. Presenting a new body of work including tables, cabinets, shelves, stools, benches and chairs, the artist learnt to work in a new way that relies on other people’s rituals and language, his modus operandi both uniting and colliding with the skills and minds of more than 23 craftspeople.