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


Ceramic Review Issue 299

September/October 2019

Ceramic Review Issue 291

May / June 2018

Contents...
Profile:
Sculptural light and shade
- Dominique Corlett

Cover star Justine Allison creates paper-thin porcelain pieces inspired by urban architecture. Dominique Corlett visits her studio in Wales to find out more

Review:
Resounding success
- Brigette Manion

Brigette Manion visits artist Serena Korda's show at The Hepworth Wakefield, which responds to – and resonates with – their permanent collection of pots

Inspiration:
Potters on pots
- Ben Brierley

Ceramic artist Ben Brierley discusses how a winged pot by Colin Pearson housed in the V&A's collection transformed his perspective on making in clay

Profile:
Violence and beauty
- Sue Herdman

Sue Herdman visits the rising South African artist Lucinda Mudge, who creates mischievous ceramic art that draws on society's darker sides

Preview:
Pots as art: still a cultural shock?
- Nigel Atkins

Ahead of a group exhibition at the Galerie du Don in France, Nigel Atkins considers the examples of functional pots classed as fine art on show

Collection:
A collector's life and legacy
- Colin Martin

As Kettle's Yard reopens, Colin Martin explores the Cambridge home-turned-gallery of Jim and Helen Ede, which features a wide variety of ceramics

Collecting:
Auction eye
- Michael Jeffery

Michael Jeffery of Woolley & Wallis auctioneers considers the work and auction results of Victorian art pottery pioneers the Martin Brothers

Profile:
Ode on an East Anglian urn
- Andre Hess

Potter Stephen Parry has been making wood-fired pots for over 40 years. André Hess visits Stephen's studio in Norfolk to learn more about his work

Education:
Ceramic summer schools

We explore the variety of courses available for aspiring potters seeking a creative way to spend their summer, whether in the UK or further afield

Advice:
Ask the experts
- John and Jude Jelfs

Jude and John Jelfs answer a reader's question on how to price both functional and sculptural work when first starting out as a ceramist

Emerging maker:
One to watch
- Kelly Austin

We discover Canadian ceramic artist Kelly Austin's still life compositions of functional and sculptural forms, which developed after moving to Australia

Masterclass:
Masterclass
- Stephen Murfitt

Potter Stephen Murfitt takes us step-by-step through the processes behind his handbuilt raku-fired vessels, featuring metallic surfaces

Clays and glazes:
Glaze recipe
- Chris Keenan

Potter Chris Keenan shares the glaze techniques and recipe behind the glossy tenmoku glaze he uses on his Limoges porcelain pots

History:
CPA 60th celebration

As part of the Craft Potters Association's anniversary year, we put renowned potter, educator and author Michael Casson in the spotlight