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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


June’s Featured Work is Güler Ates’ Eternal Maharana and She II on display as part of Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019.

Eternal Maharana and She II by Güler Ates


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

Jyll Bradley's works at the Folkstone Triennale 2014

‘The Moonlight Pethers’ at the Watts Gallery

Four paintings by artists from the Pether family feature in Moonscapes, an exhibition at the Watts Gallery between 2 April and 23 June 2019

Windsor Castle by Moonlight by Abraham Pether