Category Archives: Ken Stradling Collection

Bill Newland, Margaret Hine and Sam Haile at the Ken Stradling Collection

‘Of Brush and Clay – Painter Potters of the mid 20th Century’ The current exhibition at the Ken Stradling Collection, 48 Park Row, Bristol. On until 9 December. An exhibition of ceramics by Bill Newland, Margaret Hine and Nicholas Vergette … Continue reading

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Marcel Breuer tables from Bristol

The glass-topped table on the left came from the Gane House interior designed by Marcel Breuer in 1935 in Bristol. The smaller one isĀ also from the house. They were made locally by Gane and Co. The house belonged to Crofton … Continue reading

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Marcel Breuer in Bristol – Arnolfini

The Promise is the title of the current show on at the Arnolfini in Bristol. The show makes links between international contemporary art and the city both by showing new works and by drawing attention to the design history of … Continue reading

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COLIN BEALES ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER 1931 – 2014

Several of my posts have featured Colin in one way or another, either as a potter firing my supermarket-basket raku kiln or as one of the designers of 1 Redcliffe Street, the Dickinson Robinson Building in Bristol. It was through … Continue reading

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‘KEN STRADLING’S EYE’ – 20th century design show opens at Monnow Valley Arts, Herefordshire

Ken Stradling’s Eye – Modern Design in Britain. Monnow Valley Arts, Herefordshire A selection of pieces from the Ken Stradling Collection in Bristol, curated by design historian Alan Powers. May 3 2014 – 29 June Monnow Valley Arts is a … Continue reading

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KEN STRADLING’S EYE – Monnow Valley Arts 3 May – 29 June 2014

KEN STRADLING’S EYE – Modern Design in BritainMonnow Valley Arts, 3 May – 29 June 1014 20th-century design historian Alan Powers has curated this exhibition of pieces from the Ken Stradling Collection. This is the first exhibition dedicated solely to … Continue reading

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KEN STRADLING COLLECTION OFFICIAL OPENING. 29 MARCH 2014

Today the Ken Stradling Collection celebrated its formal opening to the public at the Design Study Centre in Park Row, Bristol. The collection is unique in its broad base as a design collection covering a wide range of applied arts … Continue reading

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