Silver croissant jewellery, yarn bombed Easter scenes and a date-syrup can sculpture
The second episode of Make! Craft Britain featured clay jewellery and cross stitch. A silver croissant lapel pin made by former baker Ian is now on our craft wish list.
Half in shadow: Half in light by Clare Twomey opened at the Harley Gallery and shows the current working life of the Welbeck Abbey estate through a series of lithopane portraits.
Star choreographer Wayne MacGregor has enlisted ceramist Edmund de Waal to design the set for Yugen - his new Royal Ballet production.
The Government announced a £150 million Creative Industries Sector Deal – this and more in our March Policy Brief.
What was made
The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist for the fourth plinth. Created from date-syrup cans by Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, it is based on a sculpture of a winged god destroyed by Isis in 2015.
What was said
“I think historic wood type examples are difficult to improve on. They have a humanity and warmth that I like and fits well with the messages I communicate.” We talk to Anthony Burrill ahead of his new show.
What to look forward to
A mystery knitter in Liverpool has been transforming postboxes into Easter scenes complete with woollen grass, chicks, and eggs, using crafted cosies.