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Ceramic Review Issue 328

July/August 2024

Ceramic Review Issue 325

January/February 2024

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Ceramic Review Issue 325


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


CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramic exhibitions

Walking with Salto
- Edmund de Waal

Colin Martin reviews Playing with Fire: Edmund d e Wa a l and Axel Salto, an international touring exhibition curated by de Waa

Potters on Pots:
- Sarah Dunstan

Sarah Dunstan creates slab-built pieces that contain nostalgic childhood memories. She shares how a souvenir teacup has inf luenced her oeuvre

Knows no bounds
- Andre Hess

Charles Bound’s characteristic rugged pieces are a ref lection of his time spent in the USA, Africa and the UK. Andre Hess discusses his career

Clay at Christmas:

Spoil yourself or a loved one this festive season with the great selection of ceramics available at the Contemporary Ceramics gallery and shop

Tea Ceremony:
- Alice Gordenker

When potters build a teahouse In one of Japan’s oldest ceramic centres, young innovators are revitalising their shared heritage – the tea ceremony. Alice Gordenker reports

Potters Secrets:
- Wendy Lawrence

Wendy Lawrence shares the techniques she uses to create her heavily textured forms inspired by her Welsh surroundings

Sharing Process
- Jane Audas

Jane Audas discovers more about Nicholas Arroyave Portela’s practice and future plans

- Tom Knowles Jackson

Tom Knowles Jackson takes us through the processes and techniques he uses to make a scalloped and faceted dish

Glaze Recipe:
- Joe Thompson

Joe Thompson of Old Forge Creations shares his passion for glazes as well as two of his favourite recipes

Curator's Choice:
- Dr Howard Coutts

Dr Howard Coutts, curator of ceramics at The Bowes Museum, has chosen a Chinese porcelain bowl that was decorated in Holland