Collect 2015, London (at the Saatchi Gallery, May 8 – 11) was relentlessly conservative providing the usual array of tabletop finely crafted ceramics. Technique overshadowed adventure and it looked much like last year. For CFile the Anne Marie Laureys work was the standout, form and emotion knotted together.www.cfileonlie.org
CFile Foundation is a non-profit, donor-supported organization that offers a global online community for ceramic creatives working in art, design, architecture, and technology. The Foundation’s mission is to foster dialogue about ceramics across the many disciplines of the visual arts and to support higher education about ceramics in art schools and universities. The heart of this mission is a free online campus and knowledge center anchored by The Weekly, a free news magazine edited by the renowned scholar and writer, Garth Clark. The Weekly, which is read in over 125 countries, presents critical reviews, commentaries, and multimedia news coverage about cutting-edge ceramics to a global audience.