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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


This month’s featured work, ‘Shaping’ by Caroline Walker, rethinks the gendered language of painting

Shaping by Caroline Walker


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

Jyll Bradley's works at the Folkstone Triennale 2014

Colour & Experimentation: Frank Bowling at Tate Britain

A painting, Kaieteurtoo by Frank Bowling will be On Show at Tate Britain from 31 May 2019

Kaieteurtoo by Frank Bowling