In This Issue
Basket of Light
Ed Carpenter's glass and steel Vessel entwined with vegetation embodies the optimism of the institution that commissioned it. Suzanne Beal sheds light on the project.
Birth of a Legend
Like Tupac and Biggie, artist Peter Voulkos continues to impress even after death as this arresting survey deftly shows.
Down East in Chelsea
Nancy Margolis brings a love of clay and savvy as a gallerist, both honed in Maine, to her Chelsea showplace for international ceramics and other art.
On the River through the Valley of Fire: The Collaborative Ceramics of Frank Boyden and Tom Coleman
Honors, Prizes and Projects
Joyce Lovelace brings to light newsworthy people and places of the craft field.
Kitchen Table Politics
A spirited project galvanized potters and clay enthusiasts and may have contributed to electing a president. Sarah Archer takes us inside the Obamaware Project and places its campaign in the historical context of politically charged ceramics.
The Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, discovers a Renaissance treasure in storage; Marc Kristal follows a curator/sleuth on the trail of authentication.
The Big Blur
In London, Philadelphia and Los Angeles, Andrew Wagner finds a little of this and a little of that-but what does it mean?
The Talk of the Town
Shannon Sharpe mines the internet for the latest on crafts.