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Ceramic Review Issue 306

November/December 2020

Ceramic Review Issue 306

November/December 2020

Issue 306 of Ceramic Review
Contents...
Profile :
Natural reflections
- Jane Audas

Jane Audas catches up with Anne Mette Hjortshøj before her new show at Goldmark gallery to find out more about the tranquil ceramics that are inspired by her island home

Gallery:
In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Review:
Homage to Leach
- Colin Martin

German artist Kai Althoff pays tribute to Bernard Leach, the father of British studio pottery, in a new show at the Whitechapel Gallery. Colin Martin investigates

Inspiration:
Potters on pots
- Kitty Shepherd

Kitty Shepherd shares her love of popular culture and the nostalgic everyday items that influence her work

Profile:
A vision in white
- Wendy Walker

Australian ceramic artist Kirsten Coelho has been experimenting with clay for 30 years. Wendy Walker reveals more about her career and influences

Opinion :
Ceramics onside
- Kimberley Chandler and Stephen Knott

Kimberley Chandler and Stephen Knott discuss the new fundraising campaign to provide children from disadvantaged communities with access to clay

Collecting:
Auction eye
- John Black

We look back over the auctions Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers has held in the past year and the rise in interest in studio ceramics with its Director John Black

Inspiration:
Sculpture Vultures
- Elaine Bolt

Elaine Bolt spoke to five established ceramic sculptors to investigate the lure of sculptural forms and the freedom of expression they feel it provides them

Profile:
Elemental influences
- Ellen Bell

Sotis Filippides came to London from Greece 35 years ago and built a career making ceramics for top high-street stores. Ellen Bell discovers the secrets of his success

Emerging Maker :
One to Watch
- Marek Pitera

Compelled to change career after being inspired by a small square bottle, Marek Pitera presents his stoneware pottery that sits on the border between functional and sculptural

Technical:
Masterclass
- John Jelfs

Made in four separate parts, John Jelfs takes us through the processes he uses to create a functional teapot

Technical:
Glaze Recipe
- Wendy Lawrence

Ceramist Wendy Lawrence shares the base recipe she uses to create her heavily textured, multi-layered pieces

Inspiration :
Curator's Choice
- Paul Greenhalgh

Paul Greenhalgh, Director at the Sainsbury Centre, chooses a utilitarian ceramic item from its extensive collection