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Winter Installation Designed by 81-year-old Artist Unveiled in King’s Cross

London’s King’s Cross unveiled Temenos, a striking, new geometric winter sculpture created by trailblazing American-born artist, Liliane Lijn, on Thursday 2nd December. Granary Square provides the iconic backdrop for this eye-catching and vivacious structure, which will bring light and colour during the dark winter months. Temenos, which Lijn has conceived as a magic circle and space that contains a protective energy, is an abstracted grove of trees which visitors can venture inside and immerse themselves...

Henry Moore and Churchill in Dreweatts Contemporary Art Auction

A bronze sculpture measuring just 11cm by one of the greatest British sculptors of the 20th century, Henry Moore (1898-1986), is set to come to auction at Dreweatts Modern and Contemporary Art sale on October 12th 2021. The work titled Reclining Nude: Crossed Feet depicts a recumbent female nude – a form that dominated Moore’s artistic oeuvre throughout his career. He loved the composition both for the spirit of the idea, as well as the...

Idyllic Estate Establishes Cultural Art Park

Idyllic Cotswold estate The Lakes by YOO has announced plans to establish a cultural art park on its luxury 850-acre estate. The Lakes Art Park will display work by some of the world’s finest artists and sculptors, with ambitions to increase the number of artworks at the estate and provide a cultural extension of The Lakes by YOO to residents and visitors. Located amongst secluded natural woodland, residents and their families will have the chance...

399 Days in Yorkshire With Rachel Kneebone

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is presenting 399 Days by Rachel Kneebone in the unique environment of its 18th-century Chapel from July 10th. The artist’s most ambitious sculpture to date, 399 Days is named after the length of time it took to make. Over five metres in height, it comprises 63 exterior panels. Monumental in scale yet exquisite in detail, it echoes historic sculptures such as Trajan’s Column, a plaster cast of which is displayed in the...

Versace Medusa Fountain Offered in Garden Statuary Collection

A limestone carved Medusa fountain commissioned by Gianni Versace is one of the many unique items being offered in a special sale of garden statuary and ornament from the world-renowned collection of Piet Jonker. It has been six years since the last auction from the Jonker collection, in which time Piet Jonker has carefully added to his curated collection. The stunning ornamental and sculptural works are housed on the 18th country estate of De Lindenhoff,...

Susie MacMurray’s Striking Sculptures On Show at Pangolin London

A new body of works from sculptor Susie MacMurray opens next week at Pangolin London. Murmur is a compelling collection of striking, tactile and thought-provoking sculptures and installations, alongside intricate drawings, and new bronze and silver works created in a first-time collaboration with foundry Pangolin Editions. Delicate, sensuous velvet contrasts with rusty barbed wire often reclaimed from battlefields or training grounds; soft round droplets of white wax are painstakingly placed at the ends of sleek...

Piamontini Terracotta Highlighted at Balcarres House Auction

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...

Sculptor Dame Elisabeth Frink’s Memorabilia On Sale in Salisbury

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...

Acclaimed South African Sculptor Deborah Bell Revisits Classic Works

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...

Olga Lomaka’s Artistic Journey Through Time and Space

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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