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Ceramic Review Issue 320

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Ceramic Review Issue 309


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Theatre of lives
- Natalie Baerselman le Gros

Inspired by folklore, myths and legends, Natalie Baerselman le Gros discovers more about Christie Brown’s figurative work

In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Smoke and fire

Sue Hanna and Antonia Salmon’s smoke-fired sculptural pieces are featured in a new show at Contemporary Ceramics

Potter’s secrets
- Ben Brierley

Ceramic artist Ben Brierley shares the influences behind his practice and the techniques he uses in his making process

Auction eye
- Phillip Smith

Lyon & Turnbull’s Philip Smith looks at the impact the pandemic has had on auction houses and the ceramics market

Potters on Pots
- Richard Heeley

Richard Heeley reveals how encountering work by Bernard Leach and Tomimoto Kenkichi has influenced his practice

Connecting cultures
- Ellen Bell

Ellen Bell discusses the aims of Interbeing, a ceramic and sound art project based in Britain and China, with its curators Kay Aplin and Joseph Young

Modern decadence
- Annie Le Santo

CR’s Annie Le Santo learns more about the handbuilding techniques Amy Jane Hughes uses to bridge the gaps between past and present ceramic traditions

Clay in Covid
- Colin Martin

Colin Martin relates the experiences of people in the ceramic community who have been affected by the coronavirus

One to watch
- Carla Sealey

We find out more about the minimalist style of Carla Sealey, the emerging maker behind Naked Clay Ceramics

Curator's Choice
- Simon Olding

Professor Simon Olding from the Crafts Study Centre chooses a piece from its latest exhibition about the Leach Pottery