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The Limerents, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, US

Solo exhibtion exploring the theme of Limerence in myth and the iconography of Renaissance art and contemporary society. With the figures figures somewhere between the ancient and contemporary, they stare longingly and limerently into their phones, frozen in a state of all consuming obsession.

25 April - 12 June, 2024


Location : Winston Wächter, Seattle, US

Dates : 25th April - 12 June 2024

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When the rocks were soft, Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

For her first exhibition in Scotland at Arusha Gallery’s Edinburgh location, Partington is presenting a group of new large scale ceramic works inspired by Scottish folklore; where contemporary women reclaim the central role and the heroic poses of art history, and the mythical parallel world of the faerie folk is brought into sharp contemporary focus complete with cable knit sweaters and gold hoops.

29 September - 29 October, 2023


Location : Arusha Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Dates : 29 Setember - 29 October 2023

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Roses, Ruffs and Reflections, Winston Wächter, New York

A group exhibition featuring works by Alicia Brown, Claire Partington, and Tony Scherman. Each artist employs traditional techniques and historical styles in distinctly different ways that continues the conversation of the deep-rooted constructs of power and oppression that have been seen throughout generations.

12 January - 25 February, 2023


Location : Winston Wächter, New York, US

Dates : 12 January - 25 February 2023

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Winter Coat, Arusha Gallery, Bruton, UK

In Winter Coat, her first solo show at Arusha Gallery, Partington's works explore past and present in an interwoven yet effortless manner - dipping in and out of fairytales, lore and modern life to create intricate works that invite the viewer into her world of rich storytelling.


Location : Arusha Gallery, Bruton, UK

Dates : 1 December - 18 December 2022

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Historical Fiction: Claire Partington & Lindsey Carr, KochXBos, Asterdam

Claire Partington (London) - ceramic works and Lindsey Carr (Glasgow) - oil paintings, possess a remarkable ability to put a contemporary twist on historical symbols, sometimes with an unexpected layer of social criticism. 
This makes an unique exhibition with a exciting dialogue between the ceramics and oil paintings.


Location : KochXBos Gallery, Amsterdam

Dates : 3 September - 1 October 2022

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Claire Partington at the Walker, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

London-based ceramic artist Claire Partington is showing at the Walker for the first time. The Walker’s collections have inspired this major new commission, presented by the Contemporary Art Society. 

Creating a strong link to the North West, the catalyst was the oil painting “Mr and Mrs William Atherton” by Arthur Devis (1712-1787). Partington expands the domestic scene, creating a thought-provoking, earthenware figure group. The new work is on display with historic ceramics from our collections, which inspired it.


Location : Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Dates : 1 June - 1 November 2022

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En Plein Air, Winston Wächter, Seattle

Winston Wächter Fine Art is pleased to announce our second solo exhibition with London-based sculptor Claire Partington. En Plein Air is a collection of mixed media ceramic figures caught in moments of poised relaxation and stoic posturing. Referencing traditional portraiture, Partington casts her characters in a contemporary light, where earbuds and beer cans become accessories of grandeur.


Location : Winston Wächter, Seattle

Dates : 2 February - 19 March 2022

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London Making Now, Museum of London, London

London Making Now is the result of a contemporary collecting project with objects acquired under the Art Fund’s ‘New Collecting Awards’ scheme. These new acquisitions will offer a visually stimulating insight into the world of craft and making in modern London; demonstrating how makers have shaped, and are shaped by, our city.


Location : Museum of London, London

Dates : 24 September 2021

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Britainton, James Freeman, London

Solo exhibition of new works, interweaving art history, feminism and fairytale to create a surreal and riotous vision of Britain in 2021. The works in ‘Britainton’ tap sources ranging from Gainsborough and Toby jugs to Marc Quinn and Puss in Boots to speak about a Britain divided on many lines, including gender, class, and questions of immigration. ‘Britainton’ reworks old motifs of Britishness to review our contemporary moment, mixing high and low culture with aesthetic relish and an acerbic sense of humour.


Location : James Freeman Gallery, London

Dates : 10 June - 3 July 2021

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Fairyland, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami

Group show on the theme of Fairyland with works from: Benjamin Cabral, Jiha Moon, Hein Koh, Anthony Sonnenberg, Melanie Daniel, Claire Partington, Caroline Larsen, Aaron Skolnick, Kate MacDowell, Genevieve Cohn, Philip Gerald, Natalia Arbelaez, Hannah Lupton Reinhard, Therese Mulgrew, Valerie Hagerty, Roxanne Jackson, Lola Ogbara, Azikiwe Mohammed, Paige Turner-Uribe, Kirsten Deirup, Asif Hoque, Craig Kucia, Super Future Kid, Christian Ruiz Berman, Morel Doucet, Thomas Bils, Adrian Schachter, Jeremy Olson.


Location : Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami

Dates : 16 April - 8 May 2021

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Cranach : Artist and Innovator, Compton Verney

Featuring Cranach's paintings and illustrations on loan from the National Gallery, the Royal Collection and Waddesdon Manor, the exhibition will also showcase modern and contemporary works inspired by Cranach, by artists including Pablo Picasso, Raqib Shaw, Claire Partington and Michael Landy, demonstrating his significant and enduring cultural influence. In association with the National Gallery.


Location : Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami

Dates : 20 March - 17 April 2021

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Untitled, Art. San Francisco, 2020

Solo presentation with Winston Wächter Gallery at Untitled, Art. San Francisco, 2020. Gods and Monsters is a presentation of seven individual ceramic and mixed media figures inspired by Baroque allegorical paintings.


Location : Untitled, Art, San Francisco

Dates : 16 January - 19 January, 2020

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Claire Partington and Charles Freger

An exhibition of new works by Claire Partington and French Photographer Charles Freger, two artists who explore how cultural identities survive, rebel, and reinvent themselves through historical motifs.


Location : James Freeman Gallery, London

Dates : 26 September - 19 October 2019

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