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."read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
The November auction includes the first selection from an exciting private collection of 20th Century Japanese ceramics.read more
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.read more
Marijke Varrall-Jones will be visiting the South West region of the UK gathering consignments for the June auction.read more
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.read more
Maak is pleased to present their latest Contemporary Ceramics auction of studio pottery and contemporary ceramic art which is now previewing online. All the artworks in the auction will be on view at the Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, 5 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 4UY from 27 to 30 October 2014.
The auction will provide another opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts of studio ceramics to see and acquire works by the leading names in British and International Studio Ceramics. The October auction includes an edited selection from a substantial German private collection.read more