Inspire Me | Randy Johnston | Important Pots

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In his studio surrounded by the snow-clad Wisconsin countryside Randy Johnston reminisces whilst turning foot-rings on yunomi. He contemplates the long-lived aspect of a ceramic object; transcending generations and reaching across time and space. Johnston remembers anecdotes told by Warren MacKenzie about the beginnings of his apprenticeship with Bernard Leach and the 1953 tour of the US by Leach and Hamada and it’s impact upon American ceramics.

In Focus | Painting with Metal: Phil Rogers on Korean ‘Buncheong’ Pottery

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Almost from the very beginning of my professional life as a potter I have been drawn toward Korean ceramics. Buncheong¬†is a contemporary term that describes a dynamic, bold and strangely modern ceramic type that was made throughout the Korean peninsula during the first 200 years of the Joson Dynasty (roughly the 15th and 16th centuries). … Read more