Hitomi Hosono's work at the British Museum

Manga – new body of work by Hitomi Hosono

Hitomi Hosono is primarily known for her intricate, lace-like porcelain sculptures which can be seen in private and public collections around the world.  However, her playfully expressive manga work is now taking centre-stage at a new exhibition at the British Museum.    A global phenomenon, manga are Japanese comics or graphic novels and Hitomi grew […]

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Bowl by Takeshi Yasuda

The Mint Museum purchase a vessel by Takeshi Yasuda

We are delighted to announce that the Mint Museum have purchased Qingbai Celadon Bowl with Golden Interior, 2018 – it is a Thrown and glazed Qingbai porcelain, with colloidal gold interior and it was made by the artist in Jingdezhen, China. To read more about Takeshi Yasuda please click here See more works acquired by […]

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Ceramic sculpture by Hitomi Hosono

Indianapolis Museum of Art purchase ‘A Very Large Feather Leaves Bowl’ by Hitomi Hosono

We are delighted to announce that the Indianapolis Museum of Art have purchased A Very Large Feather Leaves Bowl by Hitomi Hosono. “My technique was initially inspired by Wedgwood’s Jasperware, pioneered by Josiah Wedgwood over 200 years ago, in which thin ceramic reliefs or ‘sprigs’ were applied as surface decoration to a piece. First, I […]

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Ceramic vase by Hitomi Hosono

The British Museum acquires ‘Shoka Vase’, by Hitomi Hosono

We are delighted to announce that the British Museum have acquired Shoka Vase, by Hitomi Hosono. The vase takes its form from the revered Portland Vase and now sits in a cabinet alongside an 18th Century ‘copy’ made by Josiah Wedgwood. Hosono designed and worked with the master craftsmen at Wedgwood to make an edition […]

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Chatsworth House commissions Sowing Colour, 2016 – 2018 by Natasha Daintry

Sowing Colour, is made up of 237 porcelain pots; each are slip-cast and hand-modelled. It is the largest commission of Natasha Daintry’s career to date and it perfectly compliments the grand setting of Chatsworth House. Natasha Daintry says: “Tiny coloured pots grow monumentally and embody the dramatic and dynamic progression of Fibonacci’s mathematical sequence. The […]

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Two Sculptures by Hitomi Hosono and one by Robin Best

The Château Borély Museum purchase two vases by Hitomi Hosono and a sculpture by Robin Best

We are delighted to announce that Château Borély in Marseille have purchased A Black Leaves Tower, 2015, An English Daisy and Rose Vase, 2016 by Hitomi Hosono and Harold, 2016 by Robin Best. The two works by Hitomi Hosono showcase two totally different strands of her work both in the use of white and black porcelain as […]

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The Rothschild Foundation Purchase ‘A Pair of Caillouté Vases’ by Michael Eden for Waddesdon Manner

We are delighted to announce that Waddesdon Manner have purchased A Pair of Caillouté Vases by Michael Eden. The Pair of Caillouté Vases are based on pieces in the Waddesdon collection made by the Sèvres manufactory in the late 18th century. I was particularly attracted to one of these vases that is decorated with a […]

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Glass sculpture by Colin Reid

The Fitzwilliam Museum purchase ‘Colour Saturation; Vessel in White, Black and Red’ by Colin Reid

We are delighted to announce that the Fitzwilliam Museum have purchased Colour Saturation; Vessel in White, Black and Red by Colin Reid. This was one of the first vessels that he had made using a slumping technique combined with his colour saturation style. To see more works my Colin Reid please click here

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Sculpture by Bouke de Vries

The National Museum of Norway Purchase ‘Memory Vessel XLIV’ by Bouke de Vries

We are delighted to announce that the National Museum of Norway have purchased ‘Memory Vessel XLIV’ by Bouke de Vries. It is made of Contemporary glass following the original form of its contents; the collected remains of an early 17th century Italian Majolica earthenware jar. The National Museum of Norway is due to re-open in 2020. […]

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Junko_Mori_Silver_beakers

The Goldsmiths’ Comapany purchase a set of four ‘hedgerow beakers’ by Junko Mori

We are delighted to announce that the Goldsmiths’ Company have purchased a set of four Hedgerow Beakers by Junko Mori. To see available works by Junko Mori please click here

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Hiroshi Suzuki silver and enamel vase

The Goldsmiths’ Comapany purchase a ‘Seni Vase’ by Hiroshi Suzuki

We are delighted to announce that the Goldsmiths’ Company have purchased Seni Vase by Hiroshi Suzuki. This piece is a virtuosic display of Suzuki’s mastery of both working with silver and enamel To see more works by Hiroshi Suzuki that are currently available please click here

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Metal sculpture by Junko Mori

Junko Mori’s Silver Poetry nominated as one of the Art Fund’s top ten acquisitions for 2017

We are thrilled to announce that Junko Mori’s Silver Poetry is on the Art Fund’s top ten list of supported acquisitions for 2017

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Sculptural vase by Kate Malone

The Shipley Art Gallery purchases a major work by Kate Malone

We are excited to announce that The Shipley Art Gallery have purchased an Ebullient Magma Vase, by Kate Malone. Below is a short video about Kate’s glazing process of this piece. See more works acquired by public collections below:

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Porcelain sculpture by Hitomi Hosono

A Leaves Bowl, 2016, by Hitomi Hosono is purchased by Los Angeles County Museum of Art

This moulded, carved and hand-built porcelain bowl with an interior of fine ‘dancing sprigs’ was bought by LACMA in 2016 following our exhibition at the Salon of Art and Design in New York.

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Metal sculpture by Junko Mori

Temple Newsam acquires Junko Mori’s Silver Poetry; Spring Fever Ring, 2014

Silver Poetry; Spring Fever Ring is a tour de force of contemporary silversmithing techniques.

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Porcelain sculpture by Robin Best

The Minneapolis Institute of Art Acquires The British East India Company – Trade & Colonise, 2016, by Robin Best

The British East India Company tells the story of the cultural interrelationship between India, China, Australia and Britain and its arch-rival France in the sixteenth century. 

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Porcelain sculpture by Pippin Drysdale

The Fitzwilliam Museum purchases Tanami Mapping III – Talus Slope, 2014, by Pippin Drysdale

Talus Slope is a vivid example from renowned Australian Ceramicist, Pippin Drysdale’s Tanami Mapping series.

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Sentinel, 2016, by Susan Wraight, acquired by the British Museum

This netsuke, hand-carved and stained boxwood and buffalo horn with inlaid amber and gold leaf was completed in 2016 and purchased immediately by the British Museum.

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Porcelain sculpture by Hitomi Hosono

Hitomi Hosono’s Zenmai Bowl, 2016, acquired by Musée Guimet

As one of the largest collections of Asian Art outside Asia, this moulded, carved and hand-built porcelain bowl with yellow gold leaf interior has found the perfect home in the Musée Guimet, Paris. 

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Metal sculpture by Junko Mori

Junko Mori’s A Silver Organism; Crystal Nigella, 2016 and A Silver Organism; Textured Spike, 2016 Acquired by the Musée Mandet

Junko Mori’s A Silver Organism; Crystal Nigella, 2016 and A Silver Organism; Textured Spike, 2016 acquired by the Musée Mandet. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT JUNKO MORI PLEASE CLICK HERE See more works acquired by public collections below:

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Ceramic sculpture by Kate Malone

The Rothschild Foundation Acquires two major works by Kate Malone

Kate Malone, one of the UK’s leading ceramic artists, presented a collection of new work reflecting the gardens and collections at Waddesdon Manor, the great Rothschild house in Buckinghamshire.

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3D Printed Sculpture by Michael Eden

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Commissions Innovo Vase, 2016 by Michael Eden

Michael Eden was Commissioned for LACMA’s exhibition ‘The Stowe Vase: From Ancient Art to Additive Manufacturing’ to make this piece.

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3D Printed Sculpture by Michael Eden

Portals by Michael Eden, 2016 purchased for the National Museums Scotland Collection

Michael Eden was asked to create a unique piece to celebrate the architectural styles of the National Museum of Scotland which would be displayed in the ‘Pushing the Boundaries’ exhibition.  This section highlights the many ways in which artists embrace traditional techniques whilst exploring new technologies.

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Bristol Museum & Art Gallery acquires Michael Eden’s Fluorescent Pink Bloom, 2016

Acquired by Bristol Museum & Art Gallery in 2016, Michael Eden’s Fluorescent Pink Bloom makes a strikingly colourful addition to the permanent collection. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MICHAEL EDEN PLEASE CLICK HERE See more works acquired by public collections below:

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Ceramic sculpture by Bouke de Vries

Bouke de Vries’s Memory Tobacco Jar VII, 2015 & Memory Vessel XXX, 2015 acquired by the Peabody Essex Museum

This ‘Memory Vessel’ is made of an eighteenth century Delft drug jar with fragments from clay pipes.  Memory Vessel XXX contains the collected remains of a 17th-18th century Kangxi Chinese Vase and cover.

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Metal sculpture by Junko Mori

The British Museum Purchases Major Steel Work by Junko Mori

This unprecedented and impressive steel sculpture was the first in Junko Mori’s series of ring shaped forms.

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3D Printed Sculpture by Michael Eden

Michael Eden’s Imari I, 2014 and Imari III, 2014 Acquired by the Mint Museum

Acquired by the Mint Museum in 2015, Imari I and Imari III by Michael Eden are unique objects made by Additive Layer Manufacturing from a high quality nylon material with a soft mineral coating. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MICHAEL EDEN PLEASE CLICK HERE See more works acquired by public collections below:

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3D Printed Sculpture by Michael Eden

National Museum of Art, Norway Acquires Michael Eden’s Voxel Vessel V, 2014

National Museum of Art, Norway Acquires Michael Eden’s Voxel Vessel V, 2014. This unique object is made by Additive Layer Manufacturing from a high quality nylon material with a pink  soft mineral coating and coloured silver leaf interior. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MICHAEL EDEN PLEASE CLICK HERE See more works acquired by public collections […]

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3D Printed Sculpture by Michael Eden

Manchester Metropolitan University acquires GSOH Vessel, 2014, by Michael Eden

GSOH Vessel became part of Manchester Metropolitan University’s growing ‘Process & Material Innovation Collection’ in 2016.  Michael Eden was previously a Digital Research Fellow at the University between 2012 and 2015, so it is wonderful to have one of his works in the collection.

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Sculpture by Hitomi Hosono at the British Museum

British Museum Purchases Major Work By Hitomi Hosono

This is the largest Feather Leaves Bowl that Hitomi Hosono has ever made and took her almost two years to complete

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