Collect 2020

International Art Fair for Modern Craft and Design relocates toSomerset House for its 16th edition(27 February – 1 March 2020 / preview 26 February) The Crafts Council announces Collect will return for its 16th edition, presented for the first time at Somerset House in London.The Crafts Council founded Collect in 2004 with the aim to... Continue Reading →

York Ceramic Fair 2019

A new important date for your diary: The York Ceramics Fair 2019 is just around the corner this coming weekend (Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November: 10am – 5.00pm) Following on from last year’s success, we’re staging the second York Ceramics Fair in the beautiful grounds of The Hospitium. More applications than ever before means we... Continue Reading →

Unique Pieces by Rosanna Bianchi Piccoli

10 Corso Como presents "Unique Pieces" an exhibition by Rosanna Bianchi Piccoli, from Thursday 24th October 2019 to Monday 6th January 2020. Rosanna Bianchi Piccoli is an artist known for her research into ceramics from its origins to the present day. On display, a selection of faience: Cosmopiatti and Vasi Sacri, rigorously unique works, the... Continue Reading →

Picasso. The challenge of ceramics

50 unique works of art from the collections of the Musée National Picasso in Paris, on display at MIC Faenza from November 1st 2019 to April 13th 2020 in dialogue with the sources that inspired the artist 50 unique pieces from the collections of the Musée National Picasso-Paris will be on display at the MIC in Faenza,... Continue Reading →

Art London: A Guide to Places, Events and Artists

Art London is more than a guidebook. It will accompany you on a journey through London, telling stories, uncovering histories, sharing insights into those who have made, collected and influenced art past and present. Moving neighbourhood by neighbourhood, Art London travels the streets with you, revealing art in mseums, galleries and beyond, from palace to... Continue Reading →

An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahnik at the Wallace Collection

An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahnik at the Wallace Collection 10 June – 1 September 2019 Free entry Wallace Collection and Manolo Blahnik present An Enquiring Mind: Manolo Blahnik. The exhibition features a personally selected edit of shoe designs from Blahnik’s private archives set amongst the masterpieces of the Wallace Collection. This exciting venture juxtaposes an... Continue Reading →

Ilhwa Kim ‘Seed System’: an exhibition

Contemporary Asian artist, Ilhwa Kim, will have a 2-week Solo Show titled ‘Seed System’ at HOFA London from September 25th – October 6th this year. It will be her third solo exhibition in London after ‘Sensory Portraits’ in 2018. Ilhwa Kim is known for creating avantgarde, intricate paper art by masterfully combining sculpting and painting techniques.... Continue Reading →

Mussi’s Herbal

A few weeks ago I went to my local Museum to visit Cleo Mussi new exhibition.Museum in the Park is hosting until the 26 of August 2019 a new collection of inventive mosaics by Stroud-based artist Cleo Mussi. An ornament of comely grace featuring garlands of the head, nosegaies and poesies for the recreation of... Continue Reading →

Moderna Museet Malmö: Johan Röing

Johan Röing, Nefertiti, 2008-2012 © Johan Röing Bildupphovsrätt 2019 This summer our curiosity lead us again to the North. We spent some of our summer in Scandinavia, with longer stops over in CPH and Malmö, where we discovered this small and inviting museum in a former power station from 1901 with an orange extension that is... Continue Reading →

Le stanze del vetro with Maurice Marinot

Installation view, ph. by Enrico Fiorese The spring exhibition at LE STANZE DEL VETRO is dedicated to the great French artist who paved the way to much contemporary glassmaking. Installation view, ph. by Enrico Fiorese This exhibition is another gem that my dear friend Adriana made me aware of, while she was visiting Venice and The... Continue Reading →

The Rule of Dreams. Fornasetti in Venice.

How lucky I am. My dear friend Adriana is still exploring Venice these days. And the Biennale Arte 2019 is the perfect location for dreaming and getting inspired. Adriana mentioned to me the amazing installations at the T Fondaco dei Tedeschi, amazing art in this amazing building. You can read a bit more about it... Continue Reading →

BiennaleArte. 2019: Zhanna Kadyrova

My dear friend Adriana is in Venice these days. She is celebrating her birthday in the cute and inspiring Laguna and visiting the Biennale di Venezia. Yesterday she spotted this amazing Ukrainian artist. So I asked her to let us know more. Here's her visual reporting. One of the most striking aspects of Zhanna Kadyrova’s... Continue Reading →

A nice cup of tea? an exhibition

A Nice Cup of Tea? is a new installation in the museum’s European Ceramics gallery. It features a specially commissioned work of art by Enam Gbewonyo and Lois Muddiman - a spectacular explosion of ceramic fragments; and audio recordings of local people from Oxford’s Windrush generation and African Caribbean community.

Between Order and Chaos Trilogy : an exhibition

JORDI RAGABetween Order and Chaos Trilogy4 May – 9 June 2019 - Messum's Wiltshire Last few days for this gorgeous exhibition by Jordi Raga at Messum's Wltshire. And I am reflecting on his comment about the 'cultural alienation of living abroad'. Inspiring. Inspired. Here's below information about the show from the Museum and comments from... Continue Reading →

Writing. From Clay to Smartphone

Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit the exhibtion “Writing – Making your mark” at the British Library. It’s a very cosy and inspiring show, which opens with neon signs that remind us how powerful writing is. The first question. Why writing began? For counting, naming, and communicating after life. The Greek colonials took the... Continue Reading →

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