The Esque Collection explores the idea of Chinoiserie – a decorative style in Western art and objects, characterized by the use of Chinese motifs and techniques. Laura White is interested in Chinoiserie decorative objects of display, such as pre-19th-century ceramics, porcelain and furniture.

Image: Laura White, The Esque Collection. Commissioned by Lucy Day and Eliza Gluckman in 2012 for Sinopticon (Plymouth), funded by Arts Council England and Trust New Art.