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Woodfire Ceramics



Wood Firing: Taming A Feral Aesthetic

by Jack Troy

A spirit of discovery characterized the 1970s enlivening the curiosity of potters, and wood-firing became entrained in the air we breathed. We wondered what to think of work that was sometimes blatant…


Don’t Make it Pretty

Mary Bowron (1933–2017), was an intensely private ceramic artist, painter, and printmaker, who lived to work, doing so until a fall in 2015 left her unable to pursue her passion for clay sculpture, an…


The Danish Clay Gulag: GULDAGERGAARD

It’s the light that first strikes as different. It often carries a bluish grey cast that colours things a bit like an old reproduction of Van Gogh’s Wheatfield with Cyprus, that’s been up on the wall…