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'Things of Beauty Growing' at the Fitzwilliam Museum is now open

'Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery' exhibition is now open at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK. The show was first held in the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven Connecticut in America in 2017. 

The exhibition showcases the history and ongoing practice of studio pottery in Britain from 1920 to the present, through the evolution of the vessel form. Featuring over 100 works by more than 50 artists.

Things of Beauty Growing will display works by Britain’s most famous historic potters, including Bernard Leach, Shoji Hamada, Lucie Rie and Hans Coper, as well as those leaders in the field today, such as Jennifer Lee and Magdalene Odundo.  

Other artists included in the exhibition include: 

Felicity Aylieff, Gordon Baldwin, Richard Batterham, Clive Bowen, Alison Britton, Adam Buick, Alan Caiger-Smith, Halima Cassell, Ruth Duckworth, Philip Eglin, Elizabeth Fritsch, Akiko Hirai, Ewen Henderson , Gareth Mason, Nao Matsunaga, Carol McNicoll, Keith Murray, Lawson Oyekan, Grayson Perry, Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie, Jacqui Poncelet, Nicholas Rena, Richard Slee, Martin Smith, Julian Stair, Clare Twomey and Edmund de Waal. 

For more information, please look at the Fitzwilliam Museum website, here.  

ruth duckworth 0040 03 Hans Coper Shouldered Bottle 1972 Lent by the Keatly Trust preview Bottle with Flairing Lip 1970s Estate of Lucie Rie. Fitzwilliam Museum Collection preview DY56NmwWsAErAbY.jpg large c Estate of Lucie Rie. Collection of Crafts Study Centre Farnham preview Quantum Pocket II 1992 c Estate of Elizabeth Fritsch. Fitzwilliam Museum preview c Magadalene Odundo. Asymmetrical Reduced Black Piece. Magadalene Odundo 1992. Crafts Council Collection P423. preview