Ceramic Points of View: 'Bull', by William Newland

William Newland, 'Bull', earthenware, height 359mm, width 377mm, 1954. Museum no. Circ.57-1954

William Newland, 'Bull', earthenware, height 359mm, width 377mm, 1954. Museum no. Circ.57-1954

'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 'Cup on Base', made in 1986 by Gillian Lowndes (born 1936).

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






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Sat 13 September 2014–Fri 24 October 2014

DISPLAY: Fascinated by the themes of movement and the perception of space, multi-disciplinary designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby have devised an immersive, kinetic sculpture in conjunction with BMW that distorts the viewer’s sense of perspective as they view the Raphael cartoons on display at the V&A, and the architecture of the room they are standing in.

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