Explore the work and influences of Kenyan-born Magdalene Odundo OBE, one of the world’s most esteemed ceramic artists.

This major exhibition brings together more than 50 of Odundo’s vessels. Alongside them is a large selection of historic and contemporary objects chosen by the aritst to reveal the vast range of references that have informed the development of her work.

Designed by architect Farshid Moussavi OBE, the exhibition will be a dynamic journey through these 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

The Hepworth Wakefield

Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5AW

01924 247360

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Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Last Wednesday of every other month, 10am – 7pm

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