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Magazine created by Emmanuel Cooper and Eileen Lewenstein in 1970. Emmanuel was co-editor and editor between 1970 – 2010.

Created in 1958 to support and promote British studio pottery. Emmanuel Cooper became a member in 1965.

Shop and exhibition space of the Craft Potters Association. The exhibition space was named the ‘Emmanuel Cooper Gallery’ in 2016.

Set up in 1991 under the chairmanship of Emmanuel Cooper. For over two decades it has administered a ceramic grants scheme and is also responsible for organising the annual Emmanuel Cooper Prize.

Emmanuel Cooper was a member of CAA, which has promoted excellence in British crafts since 1948. It provided the London venue for the major retrospective of Cooper’s ceramics in 2014.

Emmanuel Cooper founded London Potters in 1986.

Internationally acclaimed British craft centre with which Emmanuel Cooper was closely associated. Ruthin organised the retrospective of Emmanuel Cooper’s ceramics in 2013.

Emmanuel Cooper was an exhibitor at Beaux from 2000. It was the venue for ‘Metropolitan’ his last one person show in March 2011.

Emmanuel Cooper was a regular exhibitor at the Fine Art Society. He had a one person show in their New Bond Street gallery in 2003.

Emmanuel Cooper was Visiting Professor on the Ceramics and Glass programme at the Royal College of Art (RCA) from 2000 until his death in 2012. It was also the venue for a celebration of Cooper’s life and work in June 2012.

The CSC archive holds archival material on many significant crafts people. Emmanuel Cooper made use of these collections when researching and writing his biographies of Bernard Leach and Lucie Rie. Emmanuel Cooper had a solo show at the Craft Studies Centre (CSC) in 2005.

Based at Farnham Pottery, 318 promotes ceramics by offering education and support to makers – from beginners to established professionals. Emmanuel Cooper was a patron of the Farnham Pottery Trust. Since 2013, 318 Ceramics, in association with the Craft Studies Centre, has organised The Annual Emmanuel Cooper Memorial Lecture.

Emmanuel Cooper had a long association with the Leach Pottery. He wrote biographies of all three Leach potters and in 2008 curated the first exhibition on the opening of the pottery as a museum. In 2015 the Connections and Contrasts exhibition examined Cooper’s work – both ceramic and written - within the context of the Leach tradition.

Emmanuel Cooper had significant contact with the Crafts Council throughout his career. He was a selector for The Makers Eye (1982) and curated [Un]limited (1999); Three Decades (2000) and Table Manners (2005).

Leading online auction house specialising in 20th century and contemporary ceramics. Most auctions include work by Emmanuel Cooper and a world record price for one of his jug forms was made here in 2014.

Specialises in 20th century and contemporary ceramics including work by Emmanuel Cooper.

Dealer, consultant and curator who deals in both contemporary and historic ceramics, including work by Emmanuel Cooper.

Friend and colleague of Emmanuel Cooper. Senior Lecturer, Ceramics and Glass programme, Royal College of Art.

Ceramics tutor to Emmanuel Cooper at Bournemouth College of Art. As selector for The Maker’s Eye show (1982), Cooper included examples of David Ballantyne’s exceptional door furniture.

The archive includes both Emmanuel Cooper’s visual arts archive and material concerning his political involvements.

Online access to all issues of the Gay Left journal and an introduction by Jeffrey Weeks.

Founded in 1946 is the oldest LGBT organisation in the UK.

Works to increase the visibility of LGBT + people, their history, lives and experience.

Portrait photographer (1959 – 2009) His portrait of Emmanuel Cooper is in the National Portrait Gallery collection.

Letter carver and lettering designer who created the memorial to Emmanuel Cooper for the chancel of St Mary’s Church, Pilsley.

Socialist magazine. Emmanuel Cooper was its arts critic from 1992 – 2011.

Publishers of Making Emmanuel Cooper – Life and work from his memoirs, letters, diaries and interviews.

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