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Henry Rothschild Memorial Lecture with Philip Eglin

Shipley Art Gallery


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Philip Eglin's ceramic works reflect and comment on contemporary culture with references made to an array of sources including Northern Gothic religious woodcarvings, Chinese export porcelain, English folk ceramics and the language of symbols used on contemporary packaging.

He exhibits internationally and his work can be found in major private and public collections including the Stedelijk Museum, the Netherlands, British Council, London, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh and the Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead. He was winner of the prestigious Jerwood Prize for Applied Arts: Ceramics in 1996.

In this lecture, Philip Eglin will showcase the variety of his practice; touching upon the works held in the Shipley’s collection as well as discussing any potential changes of direction in his future career.

Join us for a drinks reception and to explore the current exhibitions at the Shipley Art Gallery (6.30pm – 7pm), followed by the Henry Rothschild Memorial Lecture with Philip Eglin (7 – 8pm). This lecture is free to attend and is organised in partnership with Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums.

Henry Rothschild Ceramics Bursary

The Henry Rothschild Study Centre at the Shipley Art Gallery displays over 200 ceramics from the personal collection of Henry Rothschild, Founder of the Primavera gallery in London.

The aim of the award is to give an artist the opportunity to develop their practice in ways in which they would not otherwise have the time or resources to do, enabling them to pursue new creative directions and ways of working.


Event Details

Shipley Art Gallery
Prince Consort Road


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