Harvey Bradley

Harvey Bradley

Harvey studied silversmithing at Canterbury College of Art, finished at Hornsey ATC (Lond) in 1966, starting a long career of teaching and pottery. An early interest in Kandinsky shaped teaching ideas whilst the oriental/classical styles of the Leach dynasty influenced the pottery.

Recently, searching for new expression, these two strands have come together in simple bowl forms and expressive brushwork; reminiscent of musical chords and variations – not quite synaesthesia but perhaps a close relative to it.  This personal language is evolving as new brushes and jazz rhythms suggest their unique possibilities…

“My porcelain pots are ‘thrown’ and ‘turned’ on a Leach style kick wheel in my garden studio. Expressive brush marks are added with an odd array of standard and Chinese brushes.”

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