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Maren Kloppmann: Working Potter

Posted On January 22, 2009 0 Comments
  Oval bowl, 23 in. (58 cm) in length, porcelain with glaze and terra sigillata, fired in oxidation, 2008. Wall plates, 24 in. (61 cm) in length, porcelain with glaze and terra sigillata, fired in oxidation, 2009. My last teaching job ended in 2002 and I consider myself to have been a full-time studio ceramic… Read More »

Work and Play: John Brickels

Posted On January 1, 2009 5 Comments

Sculptor John Brickels discusses his approach to making art, surviving as an artist and his best advice for those wishing to do the same.


Ceramics Monthly January 2009

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Focus: Work and Play: The Sculptor’s Life

There are about as many ways to make a living as a ceramic sculptor as there are people attempting it. In this issue, three sculptors making very different work share their advice and experience on balancing life and work, promoting and selling, as well as their aesthetic perspectives.

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The Art of Function and the Function of Art

Posted On December 20, 2008 3 Comments

An Australian–born potter living in Japan discusses his collaborations with chefs to create ware specifically designed for the presentation and enjoyment of food.

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Ceramics Monthly December 2008

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Focus: Food and Pots

There is fancy food and there are fancy pots, just like there is plain food and plain pots, and they don’t necessarily need to go together in that order. I’m sure you’ll agree that whether it’s roast veggies on the back patio or citrus sorbet in a French restaurant in Tokyo, the most important thing is quality-for the pot as well as the food.

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Longquan Celadon: A Revival

Posted On November 1, 2008 0 Comments

An exploration into the history, near extinction and resurgence of what many consider to be the pinnacle of celadon glazes.

Inheriting Legacy

Posted On November 1, 2008 0 Comments

A discussion of the cultural and historical forces surrounding the production of Pennsylvania salt-glazed ware, why and how it ceased, and what it means to the potters of today.

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Ceramics Monthly November 2008

Posted On November 1, 2008 0 Comments

Focus: The Culture of Clay

What happens in ceramics when fundamental shifts take place in our cultures? We have a wonderful tool for answering this question: our own history.

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