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Magdalene Odundo

Sunday 12 May – Sunday 29 September

Houghton Hall

One of the world’s most revered ceramic artists, Dame Magdalene Odundo, presents an exhibition of sculptures made and sited in response to the state rooms at Houghton Hall. The group of new works will be positioned in the great Stone Hall, while early works have been selected to create resonant dialogues with the William Kent-designed interiors.

The exhibition will also include a new commission created during Odundo’s recent residency at Wedgwood, reflecting on the history of the company, Josiah Wedgwood’s role in the abolitionist movement and the continued fight for racial equality. This will be Odundo’s first solo exhibition in the UK since her acclaimed 2019 survey The Journey of Things at The Hepworth Wakefield and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

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Venue: Houghton Hall


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Supported by LOEWE

Image: Magdalene Odundo 2023, Courtesy of the Gardiner Museum

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