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Ceramic Review Issue 299

September/October 2019

Ceramic Review Issue 298

July / August 2019

Contents...
Profile:
Colourful restraint
- Nicholas Rena

Ahead of his new solo show at Oxford Ceramics Gallery, ceramic artist Nicholas Rena met with Imogen Greenhalgh to discuss his latest work

Gallery:
In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Preview:
In full bloom
- Isabella Smith

Isabella Smith visits Charleston in East Sussex to learn more about a long-lost set of 50 painted plates by the Bloomsbury artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant

Profile:
Ghost Whisperer
- Inga Walton

Inga Walton discovers Honor Freeman’s porcelain sculptures, which replicate everyday objects as a poignant reference to the metaphors of life and death

Collecting:
Auction Eye
- Philip Smith

Lyon & Turnbull’s associate director Philip Smith takes us through the sale highlights and top results from the recent Modern Made auction

Collecting:
Auction know-how
- Karen Bray

Marijke Varrall-Jones, director of Maak Contemporary Ceramics, discusses her career and the ups and downs of the ceramic auction market with CR’s Karen Bray

Review:
Music for the eyes
- Colin Martin

Colin Martin visits Venice to review Edmund de Waal’s poignant new ceramic installations in the Jewish Ghetto and Campo San Fantin

Profile:
Thinking big
- Anna Varakas

Finnish artist Kristina Riska aims to find the balance between detail, monumental scale and organic form in her ceramic sculptures. Anna Varakas finds out more

Preview:
Glastonbury for ceramics
- Ellen Bell

The International Ceramics Festival at Aberystywth is referred to as the ‘Glastonbury for ceramics’. Ellen Bell previews the highlights at this year’s festival

Culture:
The terracotta horses of Tamil Nadu
- Simon Broughton

Simon Broughton visits the Ayyanar shrines in Southern India to find out more about the terracotta horses that stand guard as an offering to the gods

Emerging Maker:
One to watch
- Alice Walton

We talk to emerging ceramic artist Alice Walton, who draws inspiration from commonplace items to create abstract forms with unusual colours and textures

Technical :
Glaze recipe
- James Faulkner

Potter James Faulkner shares his eroded slip technique

Gallery:
In the spotlight

We focus on Delfina Emmanuel’s decorative pieces