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Sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld OBE will present the largest solo exhibition of her work to date at Canary Wharf next spring from 16th March – 26th June 2020. The collection will transform London’s contemporary commercial hub into an urban sculpture park. Helaine Blumenfeld OBE (b. 1942) is one of the leading contemporary sculptors in Britain with a career spanning over 50 years. She has created more than 90 large-scale sculptures for private collections and public spaces...

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Canova and Thorvaldsen: The Birth of Modern Sculpture runs from 25th October 2019 – 15th March 2020 at Gallerie d’Italia, Piazza Scala, Milan. The major exhibition tells the tale of the two great modern sculptors Antonio Canova and Bertel Thorvaldsen and how they revolutionised sculpture. The first ever exhibition devoted to the relationship and rivalry between the two great sculptors of their day; Italian Antonio Canova (1757-1822) and Danish Bertel Thorvaldsen (1770-1844) presents the story...

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A solo exhibition by influential British sculptor Jeff Lowe at Pangolin London has been announced for January 2020. Open from 15th January – 22nd February 2020, the exhibition will feature a series of Lowe’s large-scale sculptures alongside smaller works and prints. This marks a shift in Lowe’s usual aesthetic through a change in technique, material and bold use of colour. Jeff Lowe’s new series of large-scale sculptures are shaped from curved sheets of aluminium, folded...

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Emily Young, born in 1951 and described by the Financial Times as ‘Britain’s leading living stone sculptor’, is exhibiting her latest works at the Bowman Sculpture Gallery in St James, London, from November 21st 2019. Emily says of the exhibition: “All the pieces in this next show speak to the future: the stone is always born from the deep geological history of the planet Earth, and they are many hundreds of millions of years old....

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From the British coastline to the rooftops of Manhattan, Antony Gormley’s sculptures are recognised across the world. With work from his 45-year career alongside major new installations created for the galleries, the Royal Academy of Arts is now presenting his most ambitious exhibition in more than ten years. Following in the footsteps of Ai Weiwei and Anselm Kiefer, Antony Gormley takes over the RA’s Main Galleries with a series of works that test the scale...

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Precious Mettle, a solo exhibition by British artist Nicole Wassall, opens at contemporary London gallery Fiumano Clase on 25th September and runs until 15th November 2019. The show investigates emotional strength through Wassall’s intriguing use of a variety of materials: brass frames, suspended gold wires, granite, coins, wood, sound, and a silver marionette puppet. Complex processes, such as water-gilding, are combined with high concept ideas to create evocative artworks which pose questions on very human...

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There’s a particular exhilaration that comes from being the winning bidder – the new owner of something valuable and unique. It may well linger until you next see your artwork installed in your home, your office, a gallery or a museum. Between this moment and that, it will need to move. Besides the physical challenges involved in transporting it from A to B, there’s a maze of admin tasks to manoeuvre through too: insurance, taxes, custom...

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Masterpiece London 2019 opened on June 27th and runs until July 3rd. A virtual tour of the event is available on the website here. At this unmissable art fair visitors can view and buy the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery – from antiquity to the present day. The Fair offers an unparalleled opportunity for new and established collectors to discover exceptional works for sale across a range of price points from over...

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Maquettes of the bronze sculpture commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, by British sculptor David Williams-Ellis, will be sold at the Masterpiece Art Fair after exhibition at the Portland Gallery. The sculpture, which after two years work has taken its place overlooking what was code-named Gold Beach during the Normandy invasion, shows a trio of British soldiers surging forward, bearing the standard weapons and equipment of the time. See also: Emily Young Shows...

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Running currently and on show until October 27th 2019 at the Royal Botanical Garden, Kew, a major exhibition of the work of celebrated glass sculptor Dale Chihuly features artworks in locations. One of the world’s most celebrated contemporary glass artists, Seattle-based Dale Chihuly has a 50-year career using glass, paint, charcoal, graphite, neon, ice, and a lightweight polymer he developed and named Polyvitro. Glasshouses The body of work currently on show at Kew Gardens demonstrates...

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