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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


Lady with Bottle and Glass’, a painting from the Iranian (Qajar Dynasty) is this month’s featured work

Iranian (Qajar Dynasty) - Lady with Bottle and Glass


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

Jyll Bradley's works at the Folkstone Triennale 2014

Shiraz Bayjoo at the Sharjah Biennial 14

En Famille, a series by Shiraz Bayjoo, is on loan to the Sharjah Biennial 14 until 10 June 2019

En Famille 1 by Shiraz Bayjoo