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20th Century Art Exhibition

Contemporary Art Exhibition by Zuleika Gallery

“The Legacy of St Ives: Past and Present” 29 April – 27th May

This pop-up exhibition forms part of the popular Oxfordshire’s Artweek and will showcase original paintings and limited edition prints by some of the leading artists working and associated with St Ives from the early 20th Century to the present day. Prices range from £800-20,000

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Material:Earth

"Material: Earth"

Marijke Part of the Panel Discussing Collecting Contemporary Ceramics

Marijke is looking forward to an evening at "Material: Earth", a major new exhibition celebrating the use of clay in contemporary art. The event is being organised and hosted at the Messum’s pioneering multi-purpose gallery and arts centre in Wiltshire. The exhibition aims to illustrate "how since the 1970’s there has been a quiet but steady progression in the use of ceramics away from studio pottery towards the challenging and immersive arena of contemporary art." 

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Maak Valuation Day in Suffolk 14 September 2016

Maak Valuation Day in Suffolk

14 September 2016 at J&J Rawlin's exhibition 'Compass Points'

We would like to extend an invitation to J&J Rawlin's 'Compass Points: Contemporary Ceramics from the Four Corners of England', their second selling exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics in Aldeburgh, Suffolk as part of the High Tide Festival.

Marijke will be in attendance on Wednesday 14th September, holding a 'Valuation and Consignment Day', offering a free valuation service. 

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Bernard Leach: Drawings at The Cambridge Book and Print Gallery

Bernard Leach: Drawings at The Cambridge Book and Print Gallery

April 19 - 30 Oxford | May 3 - 14 Cambridge

The Cambridge Book and Print Gallery will be presenting an exhibition of previously unseen drawings by celebrated potter and founder of the Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall, Bernard Leach at their Oxford and Cambridge Galleries. Maak will be previewing a selection of pots by Bernard Leach and Leach Potters at the Oxford reception on Friday 22 April.

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Marijke Varrall-Jones in Ceramic Review's Auction Eye

Marijke Varrall-Jones in Ceramic Review's Auction Eye

4 April 2016

2015 was an exciting year for ceramics at auction. In the latest edition of Ceramic Review Marijke Varrall-Jones reviews Maak highlights from the past year.

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Maak Feature in House and Garden Magazine

Maak Feature in House and Garden Magazine

12 November 2015

We were delighted with the feature in the December 2015 issue of House and Garden magazine's excellent insider art section, offering a profile of Marijke Varrall-Jones, Founding Director of Maak. Read how it all began and what inspires her about working with Ceramics.

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Japanese Ceramics at Maak

Japanese Ceramics at Maak

19 October 2015

The November auction includes the first selection from an exciting private collection of 20th Century Japanese ceramics.

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Marijke Varrall-Jones in Ceramic Review

Marijke Varrall-Jones in Ceramic Review

1 May 2015

The May/June edition of Ceramic Review Magazine features an article by Marijke in their new Auction Eye Ceramics | Collecting section. Read about how Maak began and current trends in collecting as well as tips for collecting contemporary ceramic art.

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Maak Consignment Trip to the South West

Maak Consignment Trip to the South West

14-16 April 2015

Marijke Varrall-Jones will be visiting the South West region of the UK gathering consignments for the June auction.

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Maak Auction Report

Maak Auction Report

20 November 2014

The October 2014 auction has been the strongest to date with some exceptional results.

One highlight lot that stands out and represents an auction record for the artist is lot 171 Emmanuel Cooper 'Dark Ocean #2' Jug from circa 1989. It sold for an auction record of £8,500 hammer.

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