China’s White Gold
Contemporary Porcelain from
To mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, The Fitzwilliam Museum is showcasing the first major exhibition in this country of more than 80 works created in Jingdezhen, China, by over 50 contemporary ceramicists. Comprising technically brilliant works ranging from the traditional to the avant-garde, the exhibition explores Jingdezhen’s legacy, and looks at what it means for artists working there today.
Discover a tale of incredible craftsmanship, industrial espionage of trade secrets and conspicuous consumption on a grand scale. Featuring some of the world’s foremost porcelain ceramicists and works never before seen in the UK, including a number of specially commissioned pieces.
The exhibition’s principal partner is the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute.
Tue 18 December 2012 to Mon 1 April 2013