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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