Here's a round-up of some of the Leach Pottery films and videos available online, starting with present material and then historical footage. Contemporary Footage Trailer - 'How to Make A Teapot' 2017 (44s) The Leach Pottery On Korean TV 2016 (3m 4s) Leach Pottery 'Fire It Up 2016' (46s) Leach Potters Throwing A Standard Ware … Continue reading Leach Pottery Films and Videos
David Bowie’s collection of artworks went on sale at Sotheby’s on the 10th and 11th of November. Amongst the items up for auction were a vase and a small tile by Bernard Leach. The vase with a trademark brushwork design of a leaping salmon went for an astounding £32,500; the tile, with a brushwork pattern … Continue reading David Bowie’s Leach Pots: Record-Breaking Prices!
Rick Henham: born London May 1952, died Penzance October 2016. I had just returned from a holiday in Turkey and was shocked to be told of the sudden death just a few days before of Rick at his home in Penzance. I like the rest of the incumbents at the Gaolyard Studios was badly hit … Continue reading Remembering Rick Henham