1.30pm – 2.30pm
CONVERSATIONS IN CRAFT
THE NEW COLLECTORS’ PIECE
Presented by Ceramic Review
Guest speakers: Helen Ritchie, senior curator of modern and contemporary applied arts, The Fitzwilliam Museum; Juliana Cavaliero, director of Cavaliero Finn; and Ashley Thorpe, collector and author. Moderator: Tim Martin, writer and ceramicist
Porta Romana, Ground Floor, Centre Dome
As the likes of Lucie Rie, Hans Coper and living artists such as Magdalene Odundo fetch record prices at auction, Artefact joins forces with leading magazine, Ceramic Review, to investigate how ceramics are proving to be such a hit with collectors. Discover why there has been such a huge rise in interest in clay and what impact it is having on the current practices of collectors, from the perspective of a public institution, a gallery and a private collector.