Signs and Wonders by Edmund de Waal

This is a commission for a site specific installation with 450 porcelain pots by de Waal arranged in rhythmical groupings on a high-level lacquer-red shelf running the entire circumference of the gallery’s dome.


Details

Medium:
Porcelain & powder coated aluminium
Dimensions:
40 x 116 cm
Art Fund grant:
£80,000 ( Total: £150,000)
Acquired in:
2009
Vendor:
Edmund de Waal

Both striking and exquisitely beautiful, the installation will complement and enhance the monumental architecture of the space. Visible from the Grand Entrance of the Museum through an opening in the gallery’s floor, the installation will be a landmark commission that both celebrates the collection and marks the occasion of the opening of the new Ceramics Galleries at the V&A in September 2009.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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