Events

British Ceramics Biennial - Cultural Icons

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

British Ceramics Biennial - Cultural Icons

Type
Event / Exhibition (temporary)
Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Date
14/09/2019 - 17/11/2019

Cultural Icons takes inspiration from the history and tradition of the Staffordshire flat-back, once produced by most of the potteries in the region. Such objects reflected the interests of ordinary people in Victorian England, their subjects including famous entertainers, politicians, royalty and religious themes. For this project, curator Tessa Peters assisted by artist Christie Brown invited figurative ceramicists to respond to the historic flat-back portrait figures in the extensive collections of the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery. The resulting artworks comment on aspects of mainstream culture, society and politics today.

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Suitable for
Any age
Admission
Free (entry tickets available at reception).
Registration
N
Concessions
N
Website
http://www.stokemuseums.org.uk/pmag