Art was an integral part of Ursula Munch-Petersen's life from the very beginning, especially ceramic art. Her grandfather founded Hjorth's terracotta factory in Rønne, Bornholm - one of Denmark's most reputable industrial art companies - her mother was Lisbeth Munch-Petersen, and her maternal aunt, Gertrud Vasegaard.
Known for her URSULA table ware set.
Contents: Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen: Ursula's message - Ursula Munch-Petersen: "It is as if ..." - The family - Lisbet Munch-Petersen and Gertrud Vasegaard - Early days in the trade - The Danish school of art and Design - At Hjorth's - M/S Bornholm - At Bing & Grøndahl 1961-69 - The fountain - The round vases - Small boxes and mortars - Sculptural forms - Relief in Randers School - Basic forms - On her way out of the factory door - Mexico 1968 - The Academy of Fine Arts - Being a ceramicist - Teaching 1973-90 - Set for "Huset" - Children are people - The 16+ exhibition 1981 - Clay forming - The Danish Arts Foundation 1983 - Basic Set - Flowers for Vejle - The 16+ exhibition 1984 - Flower pots for the Botanical Garden - Gallery K - The Crafts Counsil Annual Prize 1986 - The flowerpot people - The pictorial alphabet - The Ursula set 1987-2003 - The SAS set - The Lark Set, 1994 - 100 dishes - Babylon - Flower pots for Vejen - Kitchenware - Large flower pots, Tommerup - vaese 2000 - The Jubilee Set - National Bank 2001 - My Doll's Set - Biography by Erik Hagens - Technical Terms - List of Illustrations.
Bound, with dust jacket. Large format: 22,5 x 27,5 cm. 2004. The book contains 256 pages with more than 200 illustrations.
Teresa Nielsen is museum director of Vejen Kunstmuseum.