artists


Ian Godfrey

(British, 1942-1992)
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A highly individual potter with a focus on decorative pots rather than practical wares, with a successful mix of figures, objects, fantasy and mythology

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Shoji Hamada

(Japanese, 1894-1978)
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Often considered the most celebrated and famous Twentieth Century Japanese potter, whose bowls, vases and pots continue to arouse deep responses. 

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Ewen Henderson

(British, 1934-2000)
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Pushing the boundaries between sculpture and craft, Henderson established an international reputation and became one of Britain's foremost artists to emerge in the 1960s. 

 

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Bernard Leach

(British, 1887-1979)
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Accredited as the father of the studio ceramic tradition, Leach is probably the biggest international name of the 20th Century in the field of ceramics.

 

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David Leach

(British, 1911-2005)
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David Leach was an English studio potter and the elder son of acclaimed potter, Bernard Leach. In 1987 he was appointed OBE[8] for his own merits in studio pottery and his services to education

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Jennifer Lee

(British, b.1956)
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Lee’s work reflects her interest in ancient civilisation, with a twist of refined and serene modernity.

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William Staite Murray

(British, 1881-1962)
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Influenced by the avant-garde ideas in Britain of the time, with distinctive and unique shapes and growing increasingly Chinese in style, many consider Murray to be one of the most important British potters and educators of the inter-war years. However, the extent and influence of his work is considered as rather neglected and eclipsed after having left England in 1939.

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Magdalene Odundo

(Kenyan/British, b.1950)
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Odundo is best-known for merging ancient processes and techniques to that of the modern world.

 

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Colin Pearson

(British, 1923-2007)
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Often considered one of the most creatively charismatic potters of the post-war period, famed for his ‘winged’ pieces.

 

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Lucie Rie

(Austrian/British, 1902-1995)
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Rie was one of the most important potters of the post-war period.

 

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