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Ceramic Review Issue 313

January/February 2022

Ceramic Review Issue 313

January/February 2022

Contents...
Profile:
Industry meets craft
- Rory Robertson

Rory Robertson speaks to Reiko Kaneko about her love of nature and creating ceramic pieces for high-profile clients

Gallery:
In the spotlight

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

Review:
Review
- Colin Martin

Colin Martin reviews Letters to Camondo, Edmund de Waal’s response to the history of the wealthy collector

Technical:
Potter’s secrets
- Matt Horne

Matt Horne shares the making processes behind one of his decorative hand-thrown porcelain bottle vases

Profile:
Tactile interaction
- Isabel Andrews

Rachel Wood’s vessels are inspired by landscapes and purposefully display her maker’s touch. Isabel Andrews uncovers the background to her practice

Inspiration:
Potters on Pots
- Midori Takaki

Ceramicist Midori Takaki describes the first pots that influenced her practice over a decade ago

Collecting:
Auction eye
- Marijke Varrall-Jones

Marijke Varrall-Jones, Director of Maak, tells us more about the sale of the collection of Dr John P Driscoll

Inspiration:
Beyond the Throw Down
- Jodie Neale, Rosa Wiland Holmes and Ryan Barrett

Ahead of the return of The Great Pottery Throw Down, CR spoke to the previous three winners, Jodie Neale, Rosa Wiland Holmes and Ryan Barrett

Shopping:
Seasonal ceramics

From throwing classes to handmade jewellery, we have compiled a great range of festive gift ideas for the pottery enthusiasts in your life

Inspiration:
One to watch
- Alexandra Gélinas

Find out more about emerging maker Alexandra Gélinas’ wearable ceramics and limited-edition objects

Technical:
Masterclass
- Dylan Bowen

Descended from a long line of potters, Dylan Bowen takes us through the processes and techniques he uses to make and decorate his slipware pieces

Technical:
Glaze Recipe
- Graham Williamson

Graham Williamson is an experienced glaze technician and ceramicist based in Gloucestershire. He shares his recipe for a silky matt lime green glaze

Inspiration:
Letter
- Kate Malone

Kate Malone wishes CR readers a Happy New Year with a poetic ‘love letter to clay’