9 November 2022

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Lee Bontecou Pioneer American Sculptor And Printmaker Dies Aged 91

Lee Bontecou, whose mysterious shaped canvas abstractions broke barriers in the 1960s, has died at her home in Florida, aged 91

8 August 2022

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Horniman Return Benin Bronzes To Nigeria – Henry Darger Federal Lawsuit Revealed – Green Light For Gormley Alan Turing Sculpture

Horniman Agrees To Return Benin Bronzes To Nigeria – Henry Darger Federal Lawsuit Revealed – Green Light For Gormley Sculpture Celebrating Codebreaker Alan Turing 

24 March 2022

William Turnbull At 100 Retrospective Announced By Offer Waterman

William Turnbull (1922-2012) was one of Britain’s most important post-war Modernists. He was described by Nicholas Serota when Director of the Tate as ‘an exceptional artist

10 March 2022

Love Is In The (Open) Air Robert Indiana Sculpture YSP – James Payne

Even if you don’t know Robert Indiana’s name, you know his most popular work, LOVE. Cited as the most known artwork in the world, it is, in fact so famous that many people may not even realise it’s an artwork at all.

3 January 2022

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George Rickey A Life In Balance – Clare Henry

George Rickey was a lone star who created new, mesmerising, enthralling sculptures defined by movement.

20 November 2021

Isamu Noguchi: Socially Engaged Art – Barbican Centre – Revd Jonathan Evens

Isamu Noguchi thought art should improve the way people live and believed sculpture could ‘be a vital force in our everyday life.

9 June 2021

Rodin: Suffering And Conflict – Tate Modern – Revd Jonathan Evens

To stage a major Rodin exhibition in 2021, the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante is particularly appropriate …

26 February 2021

Liverpool Biennial 2021 Announce Outdoor And Digital Commissions 

The 11th edition of the Liverpool Biennial will open the first ‘outside’ chapter of The Stomach and the Port on 20 March 2021, starting with a major new outdoor sculpture series, sonic and digital commissions

6 December 2020

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Nicola Ravenscroft Sculpture With A Peaceful Stillness – Revd Jonathan Evens

Nicola Ravenscroft A graduate of Camberwell School of Art, she has owned and run a sculpture gallery and, as an art teacher, has nurtured many young people into celebrating their inherent creativity and thinking beyond the walls.

26 October 2020

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Stik Creates A New Diversity Commission Fund For Hackney Public Sculptures

The popular Street Artist Stik has created a new fund for Hackney that will commission artists to create public sculptures reflecting the diverse communities of the borough.

9 December 2019

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Sculptor Conrad Shawcross On Space And Time – Interview Paul Carter Robinson 

On the surface, Conrad Shawcross’ sculpture retains the appearance of scientific rationality.

23 July 2019

Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne Collection To Be Auctioned At Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s Paris is to offer the personal collection of Claude & François-Xavier Lalanne this autumn.

1 July 2019

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Sculpture In The City London Unveils Edition Nine

Sculpture in the City, the annual public art programme set amongst well-known architectural landmarks, has launched, celebrating their ninth edition. Nineteen artworks make up this year’s outdoor sculpture park in the Square Mile, to include a new artwork by Jonathan Trayte to be unveiled in Autumn 2019.

27 April 2019

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Nancy Fouts Sculptor Who Reconfigured Commonplace Objects Dies

The artist Nancy Fouts who has died age 74 found herself starting adult life in what, for a girl from Kentucky, must have been the confusing and somewhat alien world of a British finishing school.

24 September 2018

Second Hepworth Prize For Sculpture Exhibition Unveiled In October

In October 2018 the Hepworth Wakefield launches the second Hepworth Prize Sculpture exhibition. This year’s shortlisted artists are Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum, Phillip Lai, Magali Reus and Cerith Wyn Evans. Each artist has created a new work for display in the exhibition.

11 May 2018

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Stik To Erect Gender Neutral Sculpture In Hoxton Square

Stik, is an instantly recognisable and much loved London based Street Artist. His style is known for depicting brightly coloured figures which appear on murals from London to New York to Japan.

15 April 2018

Emily Young: First Contemporary Works Exhibited In New College Cloisters – Paul Black

Considering that British sculptor Emily Young strives to marry the ancient and contemporary

18 January 2018

Dennis Oppenheim Sculpture Destroyed By South Korean Authorities

A sculpture by the late US artist Dennis Oppenheim has been destroyed in South Korea by the Haeundae District Office, local authorities.

25 May 2017

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Richard Deacon: Accidents Will Happen – Major New Exhibition Middelheim Museum Antwerp

Sometimes the best art is born out of a mistake. It is this type of accidental trial and error that keeps the Turner Prize winning artist Richard Deacon on his toes, as a practitioner of fresh ideas and innovations.

11 May 2017

Giacometti An Artist Of Distance Not Intimacy By Edward Lucie-Smith

Tate Modern’s new Giacometti show, following hot on the heels of a recent show dedicated to the same artist at the National Portrait Gallery, is nevertheless welcome for the comprehensive view it gives of one of the major stars of the Modern Movement.

15 February 2017

Eduardo Paolozzi Retrospective Opens At The Whitechapel – Preview

The first London retrospective exhibition of the innovative artist Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (1924-2005) has opened at the Whitechapel. Paolozzi was one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. Considered one of the the ‘godfathers of Pop Art’.

12 December 2016

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Tom Nicholls Sculpture To Honour 513 Barnardo’s Children Buried In Unmarked Graves Unveiled

A special memorial sculpture by master carver Tom Nicholls, to honour 513 Barnardo’s children buried in unmarked graves, including three of Thomas Barnardo’s own children, has been unveiled in East London (5 December 2016)

22 October 2016

Rodin’s Relationship To Dance Explored In New Unashamedly Academic Courtauld Exhibition

The Courtauld Gallery’s small, intimate, two room exhibition is devoted to a little-known body of work made by Rodin in the last two decades of his life. Rodin & Dance: The Essence of Movement 20 October 2016 – 22 January 2017 / The Courtauld Gallery

29 June 2016

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Artist Gerry Judah Creates Mega Sculpture For Goodwood Festival of Speed Centenary

Artist Gerry Judah was asked by BMW to come up with a sculpture, bigger and better than anything he’s done before, to commemorate the centenary at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, West Sussex.  With over two hundred thousand visitors over one weekend, this is the global platform where the world’s most amazing motorsport machines are […]

30 June 2015

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Gerry Judah Unveils Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015 Sculpture

Gerry Judah’s the artist known for his relief sculptures of war torn zones and freestanding Indian shrines has again created the centrepiece at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, which this year celebrates the Mazda Motor Corporation’s unique motorsport heritage with a powerful fusion of sculptural innovation and engineering precision. Locked in close contention, the rotary-engined 787B […]

23 June 2015

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Anish Kapoor Claims Versailles Vagina Sculpture Vandalism Was Politically Motivated

First we had Paul McCarthy’s giant inflatable ‘sex toy’ sculpture being reduced to a flaccid lump of plastic on one of Paris’s swankiest squares after vandals attacked the work ‘Tree’ when it was on display at the Place Vendome in Paris. Now, in the wake of criticism for Anish Kapoor’s latest work in Versailles ‘Dirty […]

26 January 2015

Virginia Overton, White Cube Mason’s Yard – The Concrete Poetry Of Language

White Cube Mason’s Yard presents the first UK exhibition of new work by American artist Virginia Overton. For this exhibition Overton has worked with the gallery space, creating new, site-specific works using locally sourced, recycled materials, which are then turned into sculpture and installation that is a direct response to the space. The artist’s practice […]

23 January 2015

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Stolen Dale Chihuly Sculpture Destroyed By Combine Harvester In Corn Field

Four people have been charged with the theft of sculpture by the internalionally renouned artist Dale Chihuly. Sections of the installation were stolen from the Denver Botanic Gardens last summer. Alex Brook, 23, Joseph Parnell, 36, were charged with theft, tampering with evidence and felony criminal mischief. Sean Sorenson, 20, and Auvia Bellamy, 19, were […]

24 September 2014

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Sculptor Anish Kapoor To Use Blackest Black Ever

Acclaimed sculptor Anish Kapoor, renowned for the use of colour and pigments in his production of his sculpture, is embracing the newly invented blackest black ever created, The artificial substance Vantablack which was created by London-based Surrey NanoSystems, dubbed as a kind of ‘super black’, the darkness of which does not exist in nature. The […]

14 September 2014

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Bronze Memorial Statue Of Amy Winehouse Unveiled In London

Three years after the death of singer Amy Winehouse – on what would have been the musician’s 31st Birthday – a life-size bronze statue has been unveiled in Camden, north London. The artwork was created by sculptor Scott Eaton; and features the troubled ‘Back to Black’ singer’s trademark beehive hairdo, with hand on hip. Hundreds […]

11 August 2014

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Chapman Brothers Explicit Sculpture Banned From Art Exhibition In Rome

A work of art by the Turner Prize nominated artists Jake and Dinos Chapman has been removed from an art exhibition at the Maxxi Gallery in Rome after a children’s rights group complained to the president of the gallery. Piggyback, a life-size painted bronze sculpture depicts two nude young girls engaged in a piggyback ride. […]