Inspired: Ceramics and jewellery shaped by the past
The exhibition drew on contemporary and historic objects from Te Papa and considered how objects can be connected across time.
- When 24 Aug 2016 - 19 Sep 2016
- Where Level 6
- Cost Free entry
Discover the links between contemporary decorative arts and ancient objects.
See how a Picasso jug reflects the drama and techniques of Greek red-figure pottery, and how the quirky ceramic work of New Zealander Richard Stratton echoes the patterns in Chinese cobalt-blue porcelain.
This exhibition brought together some of the newest and oldest items in Te Papa’s collection, including work by many of this country’s most acclaimed ceramic artists and jewellers.