The Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition: highlights in clay

The CR editorial team is back from the PV of the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition. Below are some of the top sculptural ceramic pieces we spotted there, in the Lecture Room

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Stephanie QuayleMan of the Trees. Terracotta and black clay, #1142.

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Katharine MorlingChair Maquette. Porcelain, #1055.

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Gillian AyresMarsland. Hand-painted clay and porcelain slip, #1134.

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One side of the Lecture Room, featuring ceramic pieces by artists including Merete Rasmussen.

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Grant AstonPolygonal (detail). Ceramic, #1063.
We were especially pleased to spot two pieces by Grant in the summer show, hot on the heels of our Masterclass feature on him, which is inside our current issue (279). Watch the accompanying short film.

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See these pieces among the 1240 on display within the RA’s summer show, which runs from 13 June–21 August 2016; royalacademy.org.uk

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