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Ceramic Review Issue 328

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Ceramic Review Issue 312


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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

In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

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

Potter’s secrets
- Anna Lambert

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

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

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

One to watch
- Ella Bulley

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

- 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

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

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