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Ceramic Review Issue 311

September/October 2021

Ceramic Review Issue 311

September/October 2021

Contents...
Profile:
Urban remix
- Rory Roberston

Rory Roberston catches up with Roberto Lugo to find out why he has became known as the ‘Ghetto Potter’

Gallery:
In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Review:
Unfamiliar forms
- Natalie Baersalem le Gros

A new display of Martin Smith’s work, recognised as one of the most innovative ceramicists of his generation, is introduced by Natalie Baersalem le Gros

Inspiration:
Potters on Pots
- Jill Fanshawe Kato

Jill Fanshawe Kato shares the influences both a Picasso Owl and Japanese potter Ryoji Koie have had on her work

Profile:
Questions in clay
- Naomi Clement

Walter Ostrom has spent his career pushing the boundaries of ceramic art. Naomi Clement tells us more

Technical:
Potter’s secrets
- Chris Keenan

Chris Keenan shares the making process behind one of his glazed bowls, but did it meet the potter’s exacting standards?

:
Standing up for clay
- Andre Hess

Curator, activist scholar and consultant – Andre Hess discusses the work Dr Wendy Gers does promoting ceramics

Profile:
Broken language
- Brandon Reintjes

Brandon Reintjes discovers why Zemer Peled uses ceramic pieces or shards to create her unique, vibrant sculptures

Technical:
Glaze Recipe
- Linda Bloomfield

Linda Bloomfield shares the results of experiments carried out to produce celadon glazes in an electric kiln as part of a collaboration on glazy.org

Inspiration:
Curator's Choice
- Catrin Jones

Catrin Jones from the Wedgwood Collection has chosen a historical piece that still makes a poignant statement