Magdalene Odundo discusses dancing with clay ahead of Venice Biennale exhibition
Ceramics have at last gained due prominence in contemporary art. After decades of making her sensual vessels, the Kenyan-British artist explains why
Ceramics are central to humanity. To dismiss them as 'decorative' is absurd
Artists from Magdalene Odundo to Ai Weiwei are demonstrating that the art form goes way beyond the "applied"
Acquisitions round-up: Versailles acquires a previously unpublished painting of a young Marie-Antionette by Joseph Siffred Duplessis
Our pick of the latest gifts and purchases to enter institutional collections worldwide
Object lessons: from a Papuan hornbill head to a rare jade carving from New York's Met Museum
Our pick of highlights from upcoming auctions and fairs