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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V&A Contemporary: Brilliant: Lights and Lighting

V&A Contemporary: Brilliant: Lights and Lighting

Light is a powerful source for design inspiration. From the mundane to the bizarre, the strictly functional to the wildly ostentatious, a panoply of o…

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Event - Blue and White: British Printed Ceramics

Sat 31 January 2015–Sun 03 January 2016

DISPLAY: Blue-and-white printed ceramics are a pronounced British phenomenon with continued appeal for potters, artists and consumers. At its very best ceramic printing in blue results in a high-quality, technically precise and aesthetically pleasing decoration, enabling a rapid design response to society and culture.

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