Below are photographs of the Fat Lava exhibition on view from 15th July to 12th August 2006 at the King’s Lynn Arts Centre. This was the first time that these ceramics from this period have ever been exhibited in public, and over 3,500 people attended the exhibition from as far afield as Canada, the US and many parts of Europe.


The exterior of the location of the exhibition in the historic Fermoy Gallery, King’s Lynn Arts Centre, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England.

A bird’s eye view of the interior of the exhibition (Courtesy of

Spot the owner of the collection, Dr. Graham Cooley!

































The ‘altar’ to Scheurich that dominates the exhibition, seen from below, and showing examples of the same form in over 70 different glazes!

The author and publisher of the accompanying catalogue in front of a display of his favourite designs, including ceramics by Ruscha, Roth, Scheurich and Otto Keramik.

A wall of the exhibition, showing ceramic designs by Scheurich, Spara, Jasba and Ruscha.

A display of typical 1970s designs by Roth Keramik.

A display of Ruscha designs, including the notable ‘Vulcano’ glaze and forms designed by Kurt Tschoerner.

The serpentine unit in the centre of the room displays collections of Italian ceramics of the 1950s, 60s & 70s.

A display of 1960s-70s Scheurich floor vases, in different glazes.

A display of designs by Ceramano, including ‘Rubin’, ‘Incrusta’ and ‘Antiqua’