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Ceramic Review Issue 328

July/August 2024

Ceramic Review Issue 322

July/August 2023

Ceramic Review Issue 322


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

Ceramic confection
- Corinne Julius

Joana Vasconcelos’ latest project, a 12-metre-tall ceramic Wedding Cake, has just opened at Waddesdon Manor. Corinne Julius explores the extraordinary structure


CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramic exhibitions

The evolution of studio ceramics
- Colin Martin

Colin Martin reviews The Hepworth Wakefield’s new show, which surveys the British studio pottery movement and highlights links with sculptural practice

Potters on pots:

Mudlarking on the Thames foreshore inspires Raewyn Harrison to create work based on the origins of the finds

Cultural narratives
- Annie Le Santo

Matthew Warner makes stoneware pieces influenced by his interest in the social history of ceramics. He spoke to Annie Le Santo about his creative development since the start of his career

Material focus:
Wax works: A journey of discovery

Katharina Klug’s signature style relies on ‘Japan wax’. Alice Gordenker reports on Klug’s recent trip to Japan to learn more about the rare substance and how to improve her process

Ceramic discourse

The biennial International Ceramics Festival in Aberystwyth is back with plans for a thought-provoking and groundbreaking event. Ellen Bell tells us more

Potter's Secrets:

South African potter Digby Hoets shares the techniques he uses for making a group of four large matching pots

Artistic legacy
- Jane Audas

Ceramic pines made by artisans in Mexico have become a passion for the interior design duo behind Objekti. Jane Audas discovers more

One to Watch:
Catalin Filip

Ceramic artist and architect Catalin Filip shares the inspiration behind his sculptural lamps and bringing function to form

- John Pollex

John Pollex takes us step-by-step through the processes and techniques he uses to make and decorate his painterly pieces

Glaze Recipe:
Alexis Basso

Based in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland, potter Alexis Basso shares his Stone Pale Blue matte glaze recipe

Curator's Choice:
Eliza Spindel

Eliza Spindel, Assistant Curator at Kettle’s Yard, has chosen a beautiful bowl by Lucie Rie that takes pride of place in the gallery’s collection