NEW IDEAS AT CERAMIC ART LONDON

Anna Barlow's deliciously playful ceramic ice creamsCeramic Art London, an exhibition of work by over 75 leading ceramists, was held at the Royal College of Art last weekend. The show, put on by The Craft Potters Association in partnership with Ceramic Review, has been running for several years and is one of the most important … Continue reading NEW IDEAS AT CERAMIC ART LONDON

THE ART OF OPEN DOORS, MADEIRA

Madeira, the flower island, popular with British pensioners, has gardens, volcanic scenery and a visible artistic community. The town of Funchal encourages public art and there are hideous sculptures along the marina promenade. Much more interesting is Arte Portas Abertas, the art of open doors, a recent initiative by Martinho Mendes in which residents of … Continue reading THE ART OF OPEN DOORS, MADEIRA

EMMANUEL COOPER

Emmanuel Cooper (from Online Ceramics)Emmanuel Cooper, one of the leading figures in British studio pottery, died recently at the age of 73.  He was the founding editor of Ceramic Review in 1970 and continued editing it until 2010.  He was a writer, teacher and curator as well as a potter and served the Craft Potters … Continue reading EMMANUEL COOPER