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


Ceramic Review Issue 297

May/June 2019

Ceramic Review Issue 295

January / February 2019

Contents...
Profile:
A lifetime's endeavour
- Alex McErlain

Alex McErlain visits Jim Malone's studio in Cumbria to discuss Malone's work and the many changes in the world of pottery over his four decades of making

Review:
On the button
- Isabella Smith

Isabella Smith visits Lucie Rie: Ceramics & Buttons at the Centre of Ceramic Art, York, to discover a foundational yet overlooked chapter of Rie's story

Inspiration:
Potters on pots
- Hitomi Hosono

Ceramic artist Hitomi Hosono discusses her fascination with Wedgwood's Jasperware – and its influence on her heavily sprigged work

Profile:
The natural architect
- Emma Crichton-Miller

Emma Crichton-Miller meets artist Valéria Nascimento to learn more about her porcelain installations and growing international fame

Collecting:
Auction eye
- Leonie Mir

Head of sales at Christie's Leonie Mir considers the background to artworks in Un/Breakable, its first dedicated ceramics sale, which broke world records

Profile:
From desert village to garden city
- Jason Wood

Jason Wood considers the life and work of the Yemeni-born ceramic artist Abdo Nagi, whose work is experiencing a resurgence of interest

Shopping:
Ceramics at Christmas

Wondering where to buy the best ceramics this festive season? Check our listings guide to shops and galleries across the UK and online

Emerging maker:
One to watch
- Alice Funge

We discover rising talent Alice Funge, whose tableware decorated with transfers and poured slip has already earned her several awards

Advice:
Ask the experts
- Peter Beard

Peter Beard answers a question from a reader who is keen to start selling her wares at fairs on the continent, but doesn't know where to begin

Clays and glazes:
Glaze recipe
- Richard Baxter

Potter Richard Baxter shares how he makes his vivid purple-blue glaze with a matte velvet-like finish, which is coloured using cobalt

Gallery:
In the spotlight

We put Lesley Risby's skeletal sculptures, which she creates using porcelain and nichrome wire, in focus on our back page