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

Ceramic Review Issue 321

May/June 2023

Ceramic Review Issue 303

May/June 2020

Ceramic Review Issue 303


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The Leach Pottery: a living tradition
- Dr Matthew Tyas

Dr Matthew Tyas recounts the history and ongoing impact of the Leach Pottery in St Ives, which is celebrating its centenary this year

In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Pioneering spirit
- Timothy Wilcox

James Tower was ahead of his time in his approach to form, decoration and natural expression. Timothy Wilcox explores his work and influences

Opinion :
Ceramic identities
- Daniella Wells

In today’s global culture, what does national or geographic identity mean, is it visible in contemporary ceramics and, if so, is it important? Daniella Wells investigates

Living ceramics
- Daniel Duford

Daniel Duford tells the story behind the Shipleys’ ceramic collection and what it means to live with these items

Auction eye
- Charlotte North

Sotheby’s Charlotte North shares the results of a sale of Picasso’s ceramic pieces inspired by the South of France

Emerging Maker:
One to watch
- Tom Kemp

Artist Tom Kemp outlines his creative journey and the concepts behind his expressive porcelain vessels

Glaze Recipe
- Geoffrey Swindell

Geoffrey Swindell shares his recipe for a titanium glaze

Inspiration :
Curator's Choice
- Anthony Shaw

Anthony Shaw takes his pick from the pieces he has curated for a forthcoming show at York Art Gallery