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Alison Britton

Born in 1948, Harrow, United Kingdom

Lives and works in London, United Kingdom


Alison Britton OBE is a prominent British ceramicist. Working within a palette of earthy tones, her hand-built sculptures continue to challenge the division between fine art and craft. Her sculpted vessels often bridge the gap between abstraction and function for example, with spouts for water jugs being slightly out of kilter or irregular handles organically sprouting out of basins, rendering the objects unusable in their traditional context. This modernist, playful approach was developed durin...Read more