A Cautionary Tale
We are pleased to present 'A Cautionary Tale', Claire Partington's long-awaited first solo exhibition. Part fairytale, part contemporary social commentary, part art-historical treasure trove, the show brings together a wide collection of her ceramic figures together with a series of plaques and smaller precious works.
Claire Partington is an artist who revels in her historical influences. Golden age Spanish portraiture, 18th century salt glaze bears, Renaissance madonnas and medieval pilgrim badges: Claire dips in and out of each like a magpie, mixing them together with 21st century...