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Bruce Mclean at the V&A

A not-to-be-missed event, as part of the London Design Festival, Hicks Gallery artist Bruce McLean will be exhibiting his new ceramics collection at the renowned Victoria & Albert Museum.

Bruce McLean was born in Glasgow and studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1961 to 1963, and at Saint Martin’s School of Art, London, from 1963 to 1966.

At Saint Martin’s, McLean studied with Anthony Caro and Phillip King. In reaction to what he regarded as the academicism of his teachers he began making sculpture from rubbish.

Since then, McLean has gained international recognition for his paintings, ceramics, prints, work with film, theatre and books.

Pose Work for Plinths 3 1971 Bruce McLean

Bruce and Oliver Watson, a retired curator of the Ceramics Department, will be on hand giving tours throughout the show.

Saturday 16th – Sunday 24th September 2017, 10.00am – 5.30pm

Ceramics, Rooms 138 – 143, Level 6, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL

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