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a short history of the China trade

Edmund de Waal talks about creating a new porcelain work for Ambassador’s Residence in Beijing

a short history of the China trade by Edmund de Waal


May’s Featured Work is ‘Wedding Jange II’, by painting by The Singh Twins

Wedding Jange II' by The Singh Twins


In this interview in her new studio, Jyll Bradley discusses her work

Jyll Bradley's works at the Folkstone Triennale 2014

Gillian Wearing at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Two works by Gillian Wearing are on loan to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Me as an artist in 1984 by Gillian Wearing