HUNGARIAN STUDIO CERAMICS

 József Gáranyi in his studio, 2012I came across  László Hradszki's book 20th Century Hungarian Ceramics, an online publication illustrating the author's collection of work by István Gádor, Géza Gorka, Livia Gorka and József Gáranyi. A significant omission, which must reflect Hradszki’s preferences, is Margit Kovács.Hungarian potters are informed by a very different aesthetic from those … Continue reading HUNGARIAN STUDIO CERAMICS

ART IN CLAY, HATFIELD (3)

Concluding my brief and unrepresentative personal view of the Art in Clay fair at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, last weekend.RICHARD MILLERIf you watched "The Great Pottery Throwdown" on BBC TV, you may recognise Richard: he was the technician who had the unenviable task of firing the competitors' pottery to broadcasting schedules rather than ceramic schedules. I … Continue reading ART IN CLAY, HATFIELD (3)

ART IN CLAY, HATFIELD (2)

Continuing my highly personal and very small selection of potters from Art in Clay, the fair at Hatfield House that took place last weekend. Two slipware potters today and a maker of porcelain.ROSALIND SMITHRosalind creates slipware pots and figures in the tradition of 17th and 18th century English country pottery. They're made from red earthenware and … Continue reading ART IN CLAY, HATFIELD (2)