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Contents November/December 2019 8 Letters Your latest news, views and comments

10 News Our round-up of key stories from the world of ceramics, ceramic art and pottery

12–14 Gallery CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramics exhibitions

16–21 Our founding father Read an extract from the recently published memoirs of Emmanuel Cooper, including a fascinating account of the setting up of Ceramic Review 22–24 Review Colin Martin reviews Blanc de Chine, a new exhibition at the V&A that celebrates historic porcelain ware from Dehua, China, paired with pieces by contemporary makers

26–32 A life in the making Andy Christian visits John Maltby at his home and studio in Devon to discuss his influences, seaside roots and the life experiences that inhabit his work

34–36 Potters on pots Fascinated by Palissy’s aim of capturing life in his work, Kerry Jameson explains how discovering the French artist had a profound impact on her own sculptures

39–42 Ceramics for interiors Curator Corinne Julius outlines the aims of Future Heritage at the interiors exhibition Decorex and why ceramics have been a key element since its inception

44–50 Made in Stoke Sue Herdman meets ceramic artist Neil Brownsword to discuss the endangered heritage of his home town Stokeon-Trent and the use of disruption in his art

52–57 Supporting studio pottery Viscount Eccles is donating some of his studio pottery collection in aid of the Cra Pottery Charitable Trust. Alex McErlain visits him to learn about his generous bequest

60–66 Artistic expression Emma Crichton-Miller catches up with Jacqueline Poncelet to discover more about her diverse making career, influences and recent return to working with clay

68–70 One to watch We talk to emerging maker Luke Fuller about his organic vessels and sculptures inspired by geological processes of the earth and the industrial environment of Wales

72–83 Masterclass Jack Doherty takes us step-by-step through the processes he uses to throw a large porcelain bowl at his studio in Cornwall, which he then soda-fires in a gas kiln

84–85 Glaze recipe Peter Beard shares his recipe and methods for creating his distinctive ground and polished textured surfaces 90 In the spotlight We focus on Jacqui Ramrayka’s porcelain vessels

39 Work by Adam Nathaniel Furman, Future Heritage



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