Grayson Perry in Things of Growing Beauty: British Studio Pottery at the Fitzwilliam Museum

A collaboration with Yale Center for British Art, where it was first displayed, the exhibition (20 March – 17 June 2018)  traces the changing nature of British studio pottery through the evolution of specific types of vessel: the moon jar, vase, bowl, charger, set, vessel, pot and monument. 

 

Featuring works from museums and private collections across the UK and America, the exhibition shows that studio pottery is a global story, with pots and potters travelling between Britain, continental Europe, Asia, Africa, and beyond.

 

This exhibition is the largest of its kind in recent times, with over 100 historic and contemporary ceramics by potters including Bernard Leach, Lucie Rie, Hans Coper, Edmund de Waal, Alison Britton, Grayson Perry and Julian Stair

 

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Image: Grayson Perry, In Praise of Shadows, 2005

Glazed ceramic, 80 x 50 cm , 31 1/2 x 19 3/4 in
© Grayson Perry
Posted March 20 2018

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