Ceramic Points of View: 'Madonna', by William Staite-Murray

William Staite-Murray, 'Madonna', stoneware, height 560mm, width 184mm, about 1930. Museum no. C.60-1976

William Staite-Murray, 'Madonna', stoneware, height 560mm, width 184mm, about 1930. Museum no. C.60-1976

'Ceramics Points of View' is the result of a collaboration between The National Electronic and Video Archive of the Crafts and the V&A. A range of people were asked for their responses to the same ten objects from the V&A's 20th century ceramics collection.

On this page you can discover the six people's responses to 'Madonna', made around 1930 by William Staite-Murray (1881-1962). Simply choose one of the people below to see their response.

Here the work of William Staite-Murray is critiqued by Alison Britton, Neil Brownsword, Emmanuel Cooper, Claire Curneen, Tanya Harrod and Oliver Watson in the following videos.

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. The V&A is delighted to announce that it will present Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty in London in spring 2015. The first and largest retrospective of the late designer’s work to be presented in Europe, the exhibition will showcase McQueen’s visionary body of work.

Visit the V&A exhibition Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

Event - 7 Hammersmith Terrace & Kelmscott House - Tour 3

Thu 04 June 2015 10:15–13:00

Members will enjoy a private tour of Kelmscott House, home of William Morris from 1878 until his death in 1896, now the William Morris Society’s museum, where they will have access to a selection of items from the collection.

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