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Ceramic Review Issue 328

July/August 2024

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July/August 2020

Ceramic Review Issue 304


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Profile :
Wild Cards
- Annie Le Santo

CR’s Annie Le Santo speaks to artistic duo Vicky Lindo and Bill Brookes to learn more about the creative journey behind their award-winning ceramics

In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Always time for teapots
- Colin Martin

Colin Martin visits Gallivanting Teapots at Musée Ariana to reveal the history behind the pot that serves the nation’s favourite hot drink

Potters on pots
- Delfina Emmanuel

Delfina Emmanuel shares the influence that the Italian Renaissance sculptures of the Della Robbia family have had on her own decorative pieces

In conversation:
The power of nature
- Isabella Smith

Japanese potter Shozo Michikawa discusses his ceramic journey and unusual making process with Isabella Smith

The potential of clay
- Holly Gibbs

Holly Gibbs explores a new process created by The Ceramicists, which turns fine clay into a frothy cloud

Interactive :
Digital world of clay

From social media challenges to interactive workshops, the clay community has stayed connected during lockdown

Interactive :
#CREmerging highlights

We pick our favourite ceramists from CR’s popular Instagram hashtag used by emerging makers globally

On first name terms
- Kimberley Chandler and Stephen Knott

Kimberley Chandler and Stephen Knott discover the story behind John Oldham and Terry Bacon’s ceramics collection, kindly bequeathed to The Hepworth Wakefield

Drawing on experience
- Ysanne Brooks

Ysanne Brooks learns more about the life and work of ceramist and Spitting Image puppet-maker Roger Law

Emerging Maker:
One to watch
- Katie Lowe

CR spoke to Midlands-based emerging maker Katie Lowe about her colour gradient slip-cast vessels

Masterclass Special

Revisit the raku and pit-firing processes of Jane White and Stephen Murfitt with this step-by-step technical special

Glaze recipe
- Anne-Marie Jacobs

Anne-Marie Jacob reveals the transparent turquoise glaze she uses to represent her aqueous surroundings

Inspiration :
Curator's Choice
- Helen Ritchie

Exhibition curator Helen Ritchie chooses her favourite item from the ceramic collection at The Fitzwilliam Museum