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


Ceramic Review Issue 315

May/June 2022

Ceramic Review Issue 314

March/April 2022

Contents...
News:

Our round-up of key stories from the world of ceramics

Profile:
Stephen Dixon - Andre Hess

Stephen Dixon creates ceramics that tell the stories of poignant social and political events. Andre Hess discovers the motivations behind his work

Gallery:

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramic exhibitions

Review:
Richard Batterham - Colin Martin

Colin Martin visits the valedictory exhibition at the V&A surveying six decades of making by the studio potter Richard Batterham

Potter's Secrets:
Jo Davies

Jo Davies shares the making processes behind her wheel-thrown tea set

Profile:
It’s all about the clay
- Ellen Bell

Ellen Bell tells us more about Judy McKenzie, who has developed a range of Nerikomi pieces with a free-form, abstract effect

Potter's on Pots:
Emily Kristie-Wilcox

Visits to the V&A’s ceramic and decorative arts rooms to see its collection of tea caddies influenced Emily-Kriste Wilcox’s approach to her work

Review:
Body, vessel, clay
- Corinne Julius

Corinne Julius investigates a new exhibition at Two Temple Place in London that aims to re-present Ladi Kwali and the work of black women in contemporary ceramics to a new audience

Profile:
Nature and Nurture
- Annie Le Santo

Luke Eastop is a third-generation ceramicist who creates elegant forms in neutral tones. He tells Annie Le Santo the story behind them

Earth, air and fire:
Stephen Murfitt

Stephen Murfitt shares his passion for raku and the techniques that feature in his latest book Contemporary Raku

One to Watch:
Laura Plant

Laura Plant tells us about her latest work inspired by the heritage of Stoke-on-Trent, Wedgwood and taking part in the British Ceramics Biennial

Masterclass:
David Binns

David Binns takes us step-by-step through the processes he uses to make and glaze one of his distinctive carved vessel forms

Glaze Recipe:
Rosalie Dodds

Rosalie Dodds shares the base recipe she uses to create the surface textures on her thrown stoneware

Curator's Choice:
Anne Dressen

Anne Dressen, curator of The Flames: The Age of Ceramics chooses a stoneware medallion that pays homage to women in history