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2024

18 May 2024

Inside ‘A Fine Line’ with Curator Joanna Bird at Pitzhanger

2024

18 May 2024

Inside ‘A Fine Line’ with Curator Joanna Bird at Pitzhanger

Overview

Join us at London Craft Week 2024 for a unique encounter with curator Joanna Bird at Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery as she delves into A Fine Line: Modern Makers at Pitzhanger between noon and 2pm on 18 May.

This informal session offers an exclusive look at how the exhibition’s artists, including Emmanuel Boos and Prue Cooper, resonate with Sir John Soane’s architectural mastery. Drop in to uncover the intertwined stories of craft, design, and history through ceramics and glass.

Date and Time

Saturday 18 May 2024
noon–2pm

Venue

Pitzhanger Manor & Gallery
Ealing Green, London W5 5EQ

Tickets

Free with general admission, drop-in

Advance booking of general admission tickets is recommended.

Please note

  • This is a drop in event and will be included in general admission ticket.
  • Advance booking of general admission is highly recommended.

About Joanna Bird

Joanna Bird originally trained as a potter for three years with Michael Cardew and practiced in her own right, before setting up a contemporary ceramics gallery in 1994. Over the last thirty years she has built an international reputation in ceramics and sought out fine works which have been acquired by museums and collectors worldwide. As a leading ceramics expert, Joanna specialises also in commissions on all scales, especially installations.

Joanna represents a broad stable of ceramic and glass artists, showing their work in the company of important historic collectors’ pieces at selected London and international galleries and art fairs at her own gallery.

As Part of

London Craft Week is a city-wide festival celebrating exceptional craftsmanship, across multiple sectors and disciplines, from around the world. Through our curated programme of events, we shine a light on the creative talent behind some of the world’s most beautiful objects, telling stories of their inspiration, process and materials.

2024 will be the tenth anniversary edition of London Craft Week. Since its inception in 2015, the festival has grown significantly in scale and prominence with nearly quarter of a million visitors enjoying the work of more than 700 makers at events put on by over 200 partners from 40 countries in 2023.

The festival encourages those who attend to discover hidden workshops, independent makers, heritage craftsmen and jewel-like shops alongside great luxury houses, famous artists and designers, leading department stores, national museums and contemporary galleries. Visitors can embrace the sheer reach, diversity and serendipity that London offers as the world’s great creative capital.

Enquiries

Please contact pitzhanger@pitzhanger.org.uk for more information.

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8 May – 4 August 2024

A Fine Line: Modern Makers at Pitzhanger

Explore modern ceramics and glass set against the historic interiors of Sir John Soane’s manor.

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Contact Us

PITZHANGER MANOR & GALLERY
Ealing Green, London
W5 5EQ
Reception: 020 3985 8888
Venue Hire: 020 3994 0966
Office: 020 3994 0967
pitzhanger@pitzhanger.org.uk

Wednesday - Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
First Thursday of the month: 10:00 - 20:00
Monday - Tuesday: Closed
Bank Holidays: 10:00 - 17:00

Last admissions one hour before closing

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