pottery

Work

How to Quit Your Shit Job and Become... a Ceramicist!

This is how project manager Elza Jaszczuk swapped her soul-sapping desk job for soft clay and a pottery wheel.
Rose Stokes
13 hours ago
Brexit

Theresa May's Last, Desperate Gasp to Get Her Brexit Deal Through

She's on the verge of a historic defeat, but the Prime Minister gave it all she's got in a remarkably flat speech in Stoke.
Simon Childs
1.14.19
Art

I Chilled with an Artist Who Burns Old Works to Make New Ones

New York-based artist Greg Haberny's practice is on fire (literally).
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
11.17.16
London

Meet the Potter Making Perfectly Imperfect Plates for London’s Top Restaurants

Skye Corewijn of Lazy Eye Ceramics started throwing clay as a hobby. Now, she makes tableware for Michelin-starred chefs including James Lowe and Isaac McHale.
Daisy Meager
10.11.16
Art

Drinking Out of Cups? Eccentric Ceramics Reinvent the Tea Ceremony

Turning tea cups into stalagmites and toadstools is the calling card of artist Takuro Kuwata.
Anna Marks
9.22.16
history

World's Oldest Paycheck Shows Workers Were Paid in Beer

According to a cuneiform tablet, which is being called “the world’s oldest known payslip,” workers opted for rations of beer five millennia ago.
Nick Rose
6.30.16
Conservation

The Art of Mending Ceramics Disasters | Conservation Lab

How object conservators return fractured ceramic shards to their original glory.
Noémie Jennifer
5.3.16
Art

These Mossy Branches Are Actually Ceramic Sculptures

Artist Aneta Regel builds nature from fired and re-fired clay.
Noémie Jennifer
3.26.16
Design

Watch: Crafting Miniature Ceramics

Jon Almeda brings tiny vases to life in gorgeous timelapse videos.
Noémie Jennifer
1.12.16
Art

$20 Gets You into Toronto's All-You-Can-Break "Rage Room"

Just don't make your theme song Limp Bizkit.
Leander Roet
8.31.15
Art

These Ming Vases Are Made of Toxic Sludge

Unknown Fields Division traveled to e-waste purgatory and back to source his toxic sculpting material.
Sami Emory
4.10.15
Stuff

Outsider Art On iPhones: Depop Takes You to the Beach

Depop is a new app helping Beach London sell their wares.
VICE Staff
11.6.13