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Installation - White Noise

White Noise

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Copenhagen (made)

  • Date:

    2011 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Geertsen, Michael (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, white glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Annie and Otto Johs. Detlefs' Philanthropic Foundation

  • Museum number:

    C.118:1 to 22-2012

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 143, The Timothy Sainsbury Gallery, case WW []

Physical description

Wall installation comprsing twenty-two sculptural earthenware forms. Each is composed of geometrical forms associated with pottery, including cones, arcs and circular bands, which are combines with more recognisable historic pottery shapes. Each of the twenty-two forms is glased in white. The forms are arranged in a prescribed configuration against a gloss white painted rectangle on a wall.

Place of Origin

Copenhagen (made)


2011 (made)


Geertsen, Michael (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, white glaze


Height: 258 cm, Width: 123 cm

Object history note

Made as a commission for the Ceramics Studio in the Making Ceramics Gallery (Room 143) at the V&A.

Descriptive line

Wall installation, 'White Noise', comprising 22 forms in glazed earthenware, made by Michael Geertsen, Copenhagen, 2011




Studio Pottery; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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