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Magdalene Odundo & others @ The Hepworth, Wakefield

20 January 2023 - 20 January 2024

This exhibition celebrates Wakefield’s progressive approach to collecting ceramics since the 1930s and shines a light on artists exploring the sculptural possibilities of this versatile medium.

On display are some of the earliest ceramics to join the collection by Michael Cardew and Samuel Haile. Works from the 50’s by Hans Coper, Bernard and Janet Leach, Lucie Rie.

The exhibition includes a significant number of recent acquisitions into the collection through gifts, bequests and fundraising including by Alison Britton, Elizabeth Fritsch, Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, Ewen Henderson, Akiko Hirai, Ryoji Koie and Magdalene Odundo.


20 January 2023
20 January 2024
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The Hepworth