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Ceramic Review is the magazine for contemporary and historical ceramics, ceramic art and pottery.


Ceramic Review Issue 296

March/April 2019

Ceramic Review Issue 274

July / August 2015

Contents...
Mailbox:
Reader's letters

Your views, news, pictures and comments

Review:
A potter's potter
- Sebastian Blackie

SB muses on the connections and stories summoned when viewing Jean-Nicholas Gerard's pots…

News:
Our round-up of current ceramic stories

From mudlarked pottery finds, to the making of a dazzling new installation for York

Interview:
Johnny Vegas: standing up for pottery
- Sue Herdman

Don't let ceramics education become something only the privileged can afford, says the man who brought…

Arts:
Three of a kind?
- Harriet Baker

When the Jerwood Makers Open award 2015 was announced, of the five artists chosen, three were ceramists…

Shows:
Visit and view

CR's selection of ceramic-led shows to see this July and August

Profile:
Gathering shape
- Eleanor Flegg

Deirdre McLoughlin's powerful ceramic pieces saw her win last year's Westerwald Prize. Eleanor Flegg hears…

Review:
The collector, the maker and one 'hot' project
- Moira Vincentelli

How a key collection of Michael Cardew - and his students' - work led Aberystwyth University to create…

Online:
The potter's blog
- Elinor Cantrill

James and Tilla Waters reveal the ideas behind their blog page

Collecting:
Auction eye
- Dominic Simpson and Mary O'Connell

Experts from Christie's advise on provenance, and bring news on recent 'unforgettable' sales and figures…

History:
The mysterious case of the Trenton vases
- Nicholas Ciotola

A 1904 World's Fair led to some spectacular pottery one-upmanship; but what happened to the four giant…

Festival:
Heading to Wales

We look forward to the opening of the 2015 International Ceramics Festival, at Aberystwyth in Wales

Profile:
One man's way
- Lily Crowther

Over 40 years Nicholas Pope's art has taken in mediums as diverse as knitting, carvings and ceramics…

Reviews:
Books

Our choice of four ceramic-led publications, and John Mathieson's review on a film and catalouge of potter Clive Bowen's work

In the studio:
Less is more
- Sue Herdman

Her work may sell in colourful, fashionable outlets such as Liberty's, but for potter Charlotte Storrs the focus…

Step-by-step:
Masterclass

Chris Keenan has been making pots for almost twenty years. In this issue he takes us through the processes…

Young makers:
Ones to watch

CR meets four young ceramists, each in their first year as a maker, as they prepare their work to feature in this…

CPA News:
- Kathy Niblett - CPA

The cut-out newsletter for Craft Potters Association members

1970-2015:
From our archive

We look at a 1980s photo shoot with Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie, recently rediscovered in our CR files