Ceramic Points of View Podcasts

Figure of a bull, Michael Cardew, 1954, United Kingdom. Museum no. CIRC.57-1954

Figure of a bull, Michael Cardew, 1954, United Kingdom. Museum no. CIRC.57-1954. Earthenware with incised decoration, revealing white through a brown-purple glaze.

In 2006 the V&A published a series of 10 podcasts about 20th century British studio pottery. In each episode a mix of curators, makers, writers and academics talked about a single piece from the museum's studio pottery collection.

If you have iTunes installed you can go straight to these podcast in the iTunes podcast directory. You can download iTunes for free from the Apple website.

Podcasts:

Episode 1
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Teacup and saucer', made around 1924 by Bernard Leach (1897-1979).
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Episode 2
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Madonna', made around 1930 by William Staite-Murray (1881-1962).
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Episode 3
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Teapot and Jug', made around 1936 by Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1995).
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Episode 4
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Cider Jar',
made around 1938 by Michael Cardew (1901-1983).
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Episode 5
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Bull',
made in 1954 by William Newland (1919-1998).
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Episode 6
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Pot',
made in 1975 by Hans Coper (1920-1981).
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Episode 7
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Optical Pot',
made in 1980 by Elizabeth Fritsch (born 1940).
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Episode 8
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Cornucopia',
made in 1983 by Richard Slee (born 1946).
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Episode 9
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Cup on Base',
made in 1986 by Gillian Lowndes (born 1936).
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Episode 10
Curators, makers, writers and academics discuss 'Big White Jug',
made in 1987 by Alison Britton OBE (born 1948).
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