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


Ceramic Review Issue 310

July/August 2021

Ceramic Review Issue 309

May/June 2021

Contents...
Profile:
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

Gallery:
In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Preview:
Smoke and fire

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

Technical:
Potter’s secrets
- Ben Brierley

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

Collecting:
Auction eye
- Phillip Smith

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

Inspiration:
Potters on Pots
- Richard Heeley

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

Inspiration:
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

Profile:
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

Inspiration:
Clay in Covid
- Colin Martin

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

Inspiration:
One to watch
- Carla Sealey

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

Inspiration:
Curator's Choice
- Simon Olding

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