The inspiration came from transformation and renewal, Kneebone's complex porcelain sculptures are born of intense emotions, expressing movement and fluidity in a medium usually associated with stillness and calm.
She is a contemporary British artist whose complex porcelain sculptures comprise organic forms in a system of interaction that unravel the human experience. This presents one of her recent works, the monumental '399 Days', alongside masterpieces of the V&A's Medieval and Renaissance collection, highlighting the ongoing representation of mourning, ecstasy and vitality in figurative sculpture.
Rachel Kneebone creates porcelain sculptures that represent the human body in all its complexity. Inspired by themes of transformation and renewal, Kneebone's complex sculptures are born of intense emotions. She expresses movement and fluidity in a medium usually associated with stillness and calm.
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