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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 300

November/December 2019

Ceramic Review Magazine Issue 300
Contents...
Gallery:
In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Profile:
Our founding father
- Emmanuel Cooper

Read an extract from the recently published memoirs of Emmanuel Cooper, including a fascinating account of the setting up of Ceramic Review

Review:
A whiter shade of pale
- Colin Martin

Colin Martin reviews Blanc de Chine, a new exhibition at the V&A that celebrates historic porcelain ware from Dehua, China, paired with pieces by contemporary makers

Inspiration:
Potters on pots
- Kerry Jameson

Fascinated by Palissy’s aim of capturing life in his work, Kerry Jameson explains how discovering the French artist had a profound impact on her own sculptures

Inspiration:
Ceramics for interiors
- Corinne Julius

Curator Corinne Julius outlines the aims of Future Heritage at the interiors exhibition Decorex and why ceramics have been a key element since its inception

Profile:
Made in Stoke
- Sue Herdman

Sue Herdman meets ceramic artist Neil Brownsword to discuss the endangered heritage of his home town Stoke-on-Trent and the use of disruption in his art

Collecting:
Supporting studio pottery
- Alex McErlain

Viscount Eccles is donating some of his studio pottery collection in aid of the Craft Pottery Charitable Trust. Alex McErlain visits him to learn about his generous bequest

Profile:
Artistic expression
- Jacqueline Poncelet

Emma Crichton-Miller catches up with Jacqueline Poncelet to discover more about her diverse making career, infuences and recent return to working with clay

Emerging maker:
One to watch
- Luke Fuller

We talk to emerging maker Luke Fuller about his organic vessels and sculptures inspired by geological processes of the earth and the industrial environment of Wales

Technical:
Masterclass
- Jack Doherty

Jack Doherty takes us step-by-step through the processes he uses to throw a large porcelain bowl at his studio in Cornwall, which he then soda-fires in a gas kiln

Technical:
Glaze Recipe
- Peter Beard

Peter Beard shares his recipe and methods for creating his distinctive ground and polished textured surfaces

Gallery:
In the spotlight

We focus on Jacqui Ramrayka’s porcelain vessels