Record auction prices, pottery classes bursting at the seams, Instagram superstars and innovative young artists … what’s behind the boom in all things clay?
Unnamed UK buyer pays record sum for Hans Coper piece – bought for £250 in the 1970s – suggesting a boom in ceramics market
Soothing lotus transports the wearer to their own personal moment of contemplation, drawing on rough and polished diamonds in a
Film-maker and writer is first female artist named by ArtReview Power 100 as most influential person
Visitors can volunteer in factory, featuring eight tonnes of clay, a 30-metre production line and more than 2,000 fired objects
“For Ai, the most important attribute of the artist’s existence would be reason, which had failed to illuminate anything in