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Ceramic Review Issue 312

November/December 2021

Ceramic Review Issue 312

November/December 2021

Contents...
Profile:
Craft is the new religion
- Georgia Haseldine

Theaster Gates practice is based on his love of clay and belief in the spirituality of making. Georgia Haseldine tells us more

Gallery:
In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Preview:
Material truths
- Robin Cawdron-Stewart

Robin Cawdron-Stewart explores the background to a new exhibition at Ditchling that recalls the impact spending time with the artistic community there had on Shōji Hamada

Technical:
Potter’s secrets
- Anna Lambert

Anna Lambert shares the inspiration and making processes of one of her handbuilt and painted bowls

Inspiration:
Potters on Pots
- Anja Lubach

Anja Lubach explains how an encounter with a Madonna statue shaped her practice imprinting thrown porcelain vessels with faces found in religious iconography

Inspiration :
Creative freedom
- Annie Le Santo

The Kasama Potters project promotes ceramics that are characterised by self-expression and individual choice. CR’s Annie Le Santo finds out more

Profile:
Faith in pottery
- Jane Audas

Gregory Tingay developed his love of clay while he was a novice monk at Buckfast Abbey – Jane Audus uncovers the details of his unusual career path

:
A century of pleasure, knowledge and generosity
- Corinne Julius

The Oriental Ceramics Society is celebrating its centenary this year; Corinne Julius explores its history and impact in both the East and the West

Inspiration:
One to watch
- Ella Bulley

Ella Bulley is a designer based in London who draws inspiration for her ceramics from her Ghanaian heritage

Technical:
Masterclass
- Tanya Gomez

Ceramicist Tanya Gomez takes us step-by-step through the processes she uses to throw, join and glaze one of her signature undulating pieces

Technical:
Glaze Recipe
- John Calver

John Calver has been making stoneware pottery for 40 years. He shares the recipes for the glazes that are layered onto one of his richly decorated bowls

Inspiration:
Curator's Choice
- Rachel Gotlieb

Rachel Gotlieb from the Crocker Art Museum in the USA, chooses a piece that expresses the physical and spiritual struggles of the human condition