A WINDOW INTO POTTERY ON THE LONDON UNDERGROUND

Studio potters had a good time after the Second World War. During the war, factory-made ceramics were plain and undecorated because the government considered decoration to be a waste of resources. In peacetime, customers looked for something new and different to put on their table, and for a generation good potters found it hard to … Continue reading A WINDOW INTO POTTERY ON THE LONDON UNDERGROUND

ANISH KAPOOR BUYS EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS TO VANTABLACK, THE WORLD’S BLACKEST MATERIAL

Artists have been getting heated about a story that Sir Anish Kapoor has bought the exclusive rights to the world's blackest material, a pigment called Vantablack that absorbs 99.9% of incoming radiation. It's an odd story.Christian Furr  told The Mail on Sunday, "I've never heard of an artist monopolising a material. Using pure black in … Continue reading ANISH KAPOOR BUYS EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS TO VANTABLACK, THE WORLD’S BLACKEST MATERIAL