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Lyon & Turnbull will be auctioning items from Balcarres House in Fife – home of the Earls of Crawford and Balcarres – on September 3rd. A highlight from the auction is a terracotta attributed to Giuseppe Piamontini (Italian 1664-1742) depicting Bacchus (god of wine) and Ariadne. The Five Centuries auction in Edinburgh will include a selection of furniture and works of art from Balcarres House, Fife, home of the Earls of Crawford and Balcarres. Balcarres...

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The collection of one of Britain’s most iconic female sculptors, Dame Elisabeth Frink, is being sold at auction in Salisbury, after 25 years of lying undiscovered in a barn. The paintings, ceramics and other artworks that inspired Dame Elisabeth Frink, who died in 1993, were packed away in the mid-1990s and only revisited in the last couple of years, following the sudden death of her son and heir, Lin Jammet, in 2017. Over 100 lots...

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Deborah Bell, one of South Africa’s most eminent and critically acclaimed artists, returns to London with an exhibition at Everard Read. Sentinels is a major exhibition of monumental sculptures and more than 30 new paintings created over the past two years. At the heart of the exhibition are eight towering, 2.5-metre-high sculptures, Sentinels (2020). Cast in bronze, their origins trace back to the series of nine sentinels the artist made in 2003. Those sentinels drew...

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Remaining creative during the lockdown period, London-based Russian artist Olga Lomaka has also been keen to give back wherever possible, working with different charities and offering donations of her work to raise funds for much needed NHS support. She says: “The social distancing comes at a great price for both artists and audiences. Artists have been recording their interpretation of lockdown by producing work. We artists reflect on what is happening in the world through...

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Diba Art is holding a solo exhibition of works by Iraqi-born sculptor, Ahuva Zeloof, from August 20th to November 2020. Featuring over 30 works, the exhibition, IMPERFECTION, brings together a selection of important sculptures from the past decade, as well as a number of works from Ahuva Zeloof’s new series in stone, created during the long weeks of self-isolation in lockdown and presented here for the first time; Scarred, Fractured and Hope. For Zeloof, lockdown...

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British sculptor Simon Gudgeon, born in 1958, specialises in large pieces for public display – his signature smooth, semi-abstract style is seen in Hyde Park, and in the collections of Prince Charles’ Highgrove House in Gloucestershire and at the United States’ National Museum of Wildlife Art. But his career could have been quite different, as Arts & Collections discovered when we caught up with Simon in his Dorset home, set in the 26-acre sculpture park...

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British sculptor Andrew Kay gives new insight into his creative process in a behind-the-scenes video showing the making of one of his striking steel wildlife sculptures. Described by Lord Shuttleworth of Barbon Manor as “..a moment in nature, frozen in time and steel”, Andrew Kay’s beautiful, ethereal work ranges from a herd of giraffe to stags and does and leaping horses. The award-winning sculpture business based in Cumbria was founded by sculptor Andrew Kay in...

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A retrospective of the weird and wonderful art of Nancy Fouts comes to Hang-Up Gallery London from Thursday 27th February 2020 to April 24th. American-born artist Nancy Fouts, who died in April 2019, is best known for her distinctive sculptural works, which reconfigure commonplace objects and materials with a subversive and playful humour. Nancy’s work brings together these seemingly disconnected items, religious artefacts, creatures and symbols to create bizarre juxtapositions of the everyday, wickedly funny...

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is presenting a major exhibition of over 25 works by leading Portuguese conceptual artist Joana Vasconcelos from 7th March 2020 to 3rd January 2021. One of the most prominent female visual art practitioners in the world, this is Vasconcelos’ largest exhibition ever held in the UK and YSP’s headline presentation for 2020 in a year of programming dominated by women artists. Bringing together works produced over the last twenty years, the...

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As we usher in a new year, international auction house Sotheby’s has previewed 20 sales to look for in the first quarter of 2020. 1. RM Sotheby’s: Arizona, Phoenix, 16th–17th January Kicking off the collector car auction season, RM Sotheby’s returns to the stunning grounds of the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, 16th–17th January, for its 21st annual Arizona sale. The auction will feature sub-$100,000 collectible cars, as well as sports and GT...

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