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  • Scott’s Cumbrian Blue(s), Paul Scott, 2014

Confected, Borrowed and Blue

An installation of Paul Scott's ceramics is at Bath's Holburne Museum

Paul Scott’s new body of work, responding to the archive of Spode in Stoke-on-Trent, is on show in his installation Confected, Borrowed and Blue at Bath’s Holburne Museum. Scott’s practice uses the traditional visual language of blue and white decoration on ceramic to explore contemporary social and political themes.

Recent work includes Fracked, a series of platters depicting drilling platforms with a fissure across the scene filled with gold. The exhibition coincides with a one-day symposium on ceramics and politics on 14 November, with keynote speakers Neil Brownsword, Stephen Dixon, Carol McNicoll and Scott himself, among others.

Confected, Borrowed and Blue is at Bath’s Holburne Museum until 18 January 2015


Willow, Paul Scott