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Wallace Chan Sculptural Exhibition to Launch During 59th Venice Biennale

From 20th April – 23rd October 2022, Chinese multidisciplinary artist Wallace Chan, who has pioneered the use of titanium for large-scale sculptures, will present his sculpture exhibition TOTEM at the Fondaco Marcello in Venice, launching during the opening week of the 59th Venice Biennale. TOTEM, which refers to an esteemed ancestral spirit, interconnects the philosophical aspects of Wallace Chan’s Buddhist faith, including his reverence for the natural world and the innate qualities of the materials...

Exploring Glass in Contemporary Sculpture at the Henry Moore Institute

Glass sculptures created between 1965 and the present day will be on display in a new exhibition entitled A State of Matter: Modern and Contemporary Glass Sculpture at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, UK . The exhibition, which aims to explore glass through its three different states of matter: solid, liquid and gas, will unveil pieces from 16 different artists including Claire Falkenstein, Mona Hatoum, Luke Jerram, Joseph Kosuth and Hew Locke. A State...

Yorkshire Sculpture Park Unveil Upcoming Exhibitions

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park have shared details of upcoming exhibitions in February and March 2022 by British artist David Nash and American artist Robert Indiana, respectively. David Nash: Full Circle David Nash: Full Circle is an exhibition of drawings, film, archival photos and works on paper by sculptor and land artist David Nash RA, running from 19th February – 5th June 2022 in the Park’s Weston and Bothy Galleries. The exhibition will be dedicated to the...

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...

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