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Ceramic Review Issue 328

July/August 2024

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Ceramic Review Issue 316


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

Points of stillness
- Andre Hess

Andre Hess discusses Angela Verdon’s process of creating ‘technical miracles’ in bone china – unique abstract sculptures that make you want to discover more


CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramic exhibitions

Scotland's pottery story
- Ruth Impey

A unique exhibition exploring the history of Scotland’s industrial potteries will be held this summer. Ruth Impey reveals the inspiration behind the curation of 50 Pots

Potter's on pots:
Francis Priest

Visits to the Jackfield Tile Museum in Ironbridge inspired Frances Priest to experiment with a new range of work in bold, colourful designs

Future fossils
- Annie Le Santo

Jean White’s ceramics raise awareness of endangered species of British birds. She tells Annie Le Santo about how she started making pots and the metaphors in her work

Potter's secrets:
Patia Davis

Patia Davis shares the inspiration and making processes behind one of her wheel-thrown and ash-glazed teapots

Auction Eye:
- Jason Wood

Jason Wood picks out the highlights and latest market trends from recent sales at Adam Partridge Auctioneers & Valuers

Making connections
- Jessica Browne

Winner of the Ceramic Review Newcomer to Ceramic Art London Award, James Evans tells Jessica Browne about his first experience of the show and his goals for the future

Expressing humanity
- Isabel Andrews

A commitment to art for the past 40 years has seen Lawson Oyekan produce some of the most highly acclaimed ceramic pieces of his generation. Isabel Andrews discovers more

One to Watch:
Francis Lloyd-Jones

Potter Francis Lloyd-Jones tells us how he views the possibilities of the wheel and the importance of handmade pots in everyday life

Ali Tomlin

Ceramicist Ali Tomlin shares the processes and techniques she uses to throw and decorate one of her functional hand wash basins

Glaze Recipe:

Julie Cromwell shares the crawl glaze recipe she uses to create her contemporary inspired textured forms

Curator's Choice:
- Cecilia Kendall

Cecilia Kendall, Curator at the Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, has chosen a historic piece that has kept alive the tragic story of a woman’s murder for 200 years