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26/10/2022 - 08/01/2023

New & Recent Work - Ceramics


Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art

Wed: 11-9pm (Late Opening); Thu-Sat: 11-7pm; Sunday: 10-6pm

Strange Clay: Ceramics in Contemporary Art is the first large-scale group exhibition in the UK exploring how contemporary artists have used clay in unexpected ways.

Featuring 23 international artists working across recent decades, the exhibition examines the plasticity and the possibilities of ceramics.

The artworks on show encompass fantastical creatures and uncanny representations of the everyday, as well as ranging from small abstract works to large-scale installations that take the medium beyond the kiln. Strange Clay does not present a comprehensive survey of artists who work with ceramics today – instead the exhibition explores the possibilities of thinking through making.

The exhibition features works by Aaron Angell, Salvatore Arancio, Leilah Babirye, Jonathan Baldock, Lubna Chowdhary, Edmund de Waal, Emma Hart, Liu Jianhua, Rachel Kneebone, Serena Korda, Klara Kristalova, Beate Kuhn, Takuro Kuwata, Lindsey Mendick, Ron Nagle, Magdalene Odundo, Woody De Othello, Grayson Perry, Shahpour Pouyan, Ken Price, Brie Ruais, Betty Woodman and David Zink Yi.

Tickets: £15.00 (Concession: £12.00 )


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Southbank Southbank Centre, SE1 8XX