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


Ceramic Review Issue 300

November/December 2019

Ceramic Review Issue 297

May / June 2019

Contents...
Profile:
An enchanted vision
- David Whiting

Ahead of a retrospective at Oxford Ceramics Gallery, David Whiting considers the fantastical sculptures of the late artist Ian Godfrey

Gallery:
In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Preview:
Beauty through use
- Linda Bloomfield

Linda Bloomfield previews a celebration of Victorian artist-critic John Ruskin’s impact on craft traditions: Common Cause at Brantwood in the Lake District

Inspiration:
Potters on pots
- Jenny Southam

Artist Jenny Southam discusses folk art pew group sculptures made in 18th-century Staffordshire, and considers their influence on her own making

Profile:
Fruits of his labour
- Adam Frew

Potter Adam Frew talks to Dominique Corlett about his work, techniques and steps to success – including crowdsourcing funding for a new studio

Preview:
Fluid dynamism
- Isabella Smith

Ahead of Takeshi Yasuda’s solo show at Goldmark Gallery in Uppingham, Isabella Smith spoke to the potter to discuss his preoccupation with porcelain

Collecting:
The heritage of Hornsea
- Adele Howitt

Ceramic artist Adele Howitt on the history of Hornsea Pottery, the value of its wares today, and celebratory public art installations in East Yorkshire

Residency:
Pushing ceramic boundaries
- Imogen Greenhalgh

To commemorate 10 years of the ceramics residency programme at London’s V&A, Imogen Greenhalgh looks back at the artists who have taken part so far

Profile:
Imaginations at work
- Imogen Greenhalgh

Imogen Greenhalgh meets Sam Bakewell, the latest artist to take part in the V&A’s ceramics residency, and hears about the objects influencing his work

Opinion:
Smoke and Fire
- Sebastian Blackie

Potter, academic and longtime champion of wood firing Sebastian Blackie considers the history of the technique in the UK and its possible futures

Emerging Maker:
One to watch
- Tara Squibb

We learn more about Tara Squibb, an emerging artist from Wales who developed a love of ceramics after a disability forced her into early retirement

Advice:
Ask the experts
- Linda Bloomfield

Linda Bloomfield troubleshoots glazing black clays

Technical :
Glaze recipe
- Kevin Boyd

Potter Kevin Boyd shares the recipe and firing process behind his decoratively crazed naked raku

Gallery:
In the spotlight

We focus on Georgie Gardiner’s paper resist pots