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Exhibition, Sat 14 Apr - Sun 15 Jul 2018, free entry

Angus Suttie

Angus Suttie


‘I can’t think of any other clay artist who made such an impact in little more than a decade. By the time he died he had been included in major international shows and publications, and seventeen significant museum collections in the UK, Japan, Australia and Holland.’ Alison Britton

Angus Suttie’s allusive, energetic, hand-built ceramics were powerful contributors to the postmodern art of the 1980s. Although his work sometimes has an ironic and even playful edge, he was deeply thoughtful about its humanist intentions, and the references are present not just for play, but for critical, sometimes political provocation. Suttie could use the conventional form of the teapot, transform it through innovative, complex and entirely unexpected shapes, and reflect on deeper themes of death or sexual expression. He said that he wanted to make pots ‘that shock us, console us, that are life-affirming or that haunt us’. He was a visionary for ceramic art.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopOn-site cateringPublic toiletsAccepts groups

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Dates Times
Sat 14 Apr - Sun 15 Jul 2018 10:00 to 17:30


Free entry

Events at this Venue


Ruthin Craft Centre,
Park Road,
LL15 1BB



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Map reference: SJ 125585  Lat: 53.11648 Long: -3.30878

Situated in the town of Ruthin, just off the roundabout where the A494 and A525 converge.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 14 miles from Buckley station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups