Room 141: Contemporary Ceramics

Form, Martin Smith, 2006. Museum no. C.1-2006

The McAulay Gallery

The best of contemporary ceramics from Europe, Asia and North America, provide the focus of this gallery. The changing displays reflect contemporary ceramic practice from large-scale sculptural work and specially commissioned, site-specific installations to smaller functional and decorative objects. On show are many of the Museum’s most recent acquisitions and donations by artists. The gallery includes a site-specific installation entitled 'Signs and Wonders' by the London-based ceramicist Edmund de Waal.

Room 141 is on Level 6 of the V&A South Kensington.

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