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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


July’s Featured Work is Scene from Marlowe’s ‘Dr Faustus’ by Ithell Colquhoun

Scene from Marlowe's 'Dr Faustus' by Ithell Colquhoun


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

Jyll Bradley's works at the Folkstone Triennale 2014

Marjorie Sherlock at the Royal Academy

A painting of Liverpool Street Station, London by Marjorie Sherlock is on loan to the Royal Academy

Liverpool Street Station by Marjorie Sherlock