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Ceramics Contexts Public Talk


Jesse Wine 'I think you ought to know, I’m going through a creative stage some people find easy to connect to’ 2016 © Jesse Wine. Courtesy Mary Mary, Glasgow


Public talk to mark the start of a weekend seminar around the importance of ceramics in historical and contemporary art. Invited international researchers and artists will share new insights into the ongoing influence of St Ives ceramicists. 

Glenn Adamson is speaker for the Friday evening, talking about Peter Voulkos.
Glenn is currently Senior Scholar at the Yale Center for British Art, and Editor-at-Large of The Magazine Antiques. A curator and theorist who works across the fields of design, craft and contemporary art, he has previously been Director of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York; Head of Research at the V&A; and Curator at the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee. His publications include Art in the Making (2016, co-authored with Julia Bryan Wilson); Invention of Craft (2013); Postmodernism: Style and Subversion (2011); The Craft Reader (2010); and Thinking Through Craft (2007). He is the guest curator for Beazley Designs of the Year 10 at the Design Museum, London, which will open in October 2017.

Programmed with Yale Center for British Art and The Paul Mellon Centre. Supported by The Paul Mellon Centre.

Tate St Ives

Porthmeor Beach
St Ives
Cornwall TR26 1TG
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Date & Time

23 June 2017 at 18.30–20.00

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