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See this: Sowing Colour at Chatsworth

The glorious country house of Chatsworth has just reopened following a ten year, £32million refurbishment. A member of the Treasure Houses of England, Chatsworth is considered one of the country’s ten most magnificent stately homes. The work is being celebrated in an exhibition that runs until October 2018, entitled Chatsworth Renewed, showing off not just… read more

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“The painted surface and the irregular form” – Alison Britton at the V&A

The medium of ceramics is having a moment just now. But, as the subject of this retrospective at the V&A, leading ceramic artist Alison Britton has previously noted, ceramics are always there, it’s just that the interest in them culturally seems to go in peaks and troughs. Interest is surely at a peak for the artist herself whose expressive hand-built… read more

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Trend for the table: colourful ceramics – and 5 of the best

“Food looks nicer on coloured plates,” says Shelley Simpson, founder of Australian ceramics brand Mud, which has boutiques in Sydney, Melbourne, New York and London selling everyday tableware pieces – in a whopping 70 shapes – made special by the fact that they’re available in 18 different colours. The brand recently showed its collection at London’s Spring restaurant at… read more

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Trends: Art attack

Something painterly is happening on pots, placemats, tables and vessels. Not the clean, smooth sort of painting we tend to want on our walls. This is more irregular brush strokes, free-hand colour-blocking or watercolours bleeding together in pleasing abstract patterns. As imperfect as this sounds, the results are quite lovely. These textured ceramic vessels are by Barry Stedman, whose work is… read more

The Chromologist 2018 | Farrow & Ball

The Chromologist