Past Display Ran from 1 April 2017 to 5 December 2019

Rachel Kneebone at the V&A

Inspired by themes of transformation and renewal, Kneebone's complex porcelain sculptures are born of intense emotions, expressing movement and fluidity in a medium usually associated with stillness and calm

This display is now closed at V&A South Kensington

The monumental porcelain sculpture '399 Days' by contemporary British artist Rachel Kneebone will be displayed amongst the V&A's Medieval and Renaissance collection, highlighting the sculptors' shared interest in capturing highly emotive states.

Display Highlights

399 Days (detail), Rachel Kneebone, 2012 – 2013. © Rachel Kneebone. Photograph © White Cube (Jack Hems).
The Search for a New Myth, Rachel Kneebone. © Rachel Kneebone. Photograph © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
The solitude in the depth of her being begins the world again but only begins it for herself, Rachel Kneebone, 2014. © Rachel Kneebone. Photograph © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
The Consciousness of an Unbearable Tragedy At Once Dreaded and Desired, Rachel Kneebone, 2013. © Rachel Kneebone. Photograph © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
399 Days, Rachel Kneebone, 2012 – 2013. © Rachel Kneebone. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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