From Saturday 3rd August 2019 to Sunday 15th December 2019
Kenyan-born Magdalene Odundo OBE is one of the world’s most esteemed artists working in the field of ceramics.
This major exhibition will bring together more than 50 of Odundo’s works alongside a large selection of historic and contemporary objects that reveal the vast range of references from around the globe that have informed the development of Odundo’s unique work.
Designed by architect Farshid Moussavi OBE, the exhibition will be a dynamic journey through these many diverse inspirations. On display will be British studio pottery; ancient vessels from Greece and Egypt; historic ceramics from Africa, Asia and Central America; ritual objects from across the African continent; Elizabethan dress and textiles; as well as sculptures by artists including Edgar Degas, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Auguste Rodin who have influenced Odundo’s art.
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Earlham Road, Norwich, NR4 7TJ