8 June 2016

Richard Wilson’s Duo Vision Helps Evolve Royal Academy Summer Show 2016

This year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is the 248th edition and opens to the public next week on 13 June.  One of the founding principles of the Royal Academy was to mount an annual exhibition open to all artists in order to finance the training of young artists in the Royal Academy Schools.  Accordingly, the Summer […]

7 April 2016

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Richard Wilson Explores Artist Duos For 248th RA Summer Exhibition

The British sculptor and Royal Academician Richard Wilson who is to coordinate this year’s Royal Academy of Arts’ Summer Exhibition has announced the artist duos to be hung in his room. The show will comprise of a range of media, the Summer Exhibition, the world’s largest open submission exhibition, provides a unique platform for emerging and established […]

17 February 2016

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Richard Wilson Announced As Co-ordinator For Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The 248th Summer exhibition at the The Royal Academy of Arts will be co-ordinated by the well known British sculptor and Royal Academician Richard Wilson. The hanging committee for the Summer Exhibition 2016 includes the Royal Academicians Stephen Chambers, Louisa Hutton, Bill Jacklin, Jock McFadyen, David Mach, Cathie Pilkington, David Remfry, Ian Ritchie and Bill Woodrow. The Summer Exhibition, the world’s largest open submission […]

29 July 2015

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Richard Wilson’s 20:50 Installation Acquired By Australian Gambling Millionaire

20:50, the oily work by Richard Wilson will leave the Saatchi Gallery in London, and head for David Walsh’s museum in Tasmania—but the work may go on a world tour first The Australian collector David Walsh has bought the oil installation 20:50 by the UK sculptor Wilson. The work of art will be housed at […]

23 April 2014

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Richard Wilson’s Sculpture Installation Slipstream Unveiled At London’s Heathrow

Slipstream a sculpture installation by the renowned British artist Richard Wilson RA was unveiled today at Heathrow. The work is set to become one of Britain’s most viewed public sculptures, seen by 20 million passengers a year. Slipstream was commissioned by Heathrow to welcome passengers to the UK’s hub airport and has been curated by […]

22 September 2013

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Richard Wilson Creates Europe’s Largest Privately Funded Sculpture

The Turner Prize nominated sculptor Richard Wilson (born May 24, 1953) has created Europe’s largest privately funded sculpture, designed in shimmering aluminium to mimic a jet’s vapour trail. The work will be installed inside the new £2.5bn Terminal 2 at Heathrow airport is due to open next June. The work is made up of 23 […]

5 July 2013

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London’s Thames Festival To Feature Artists Richard Wilson And Doug Fishbone

The Mayor’s Thames Festival undergoes an exciting transformation this year, staging a 10-day celebration of the river through inspiring events on the water and along its banks and bridges. For the first time, the festival will extend beyond its usual concentrated weekend of riverside animations to a wider season of accessible public art commissions, performances […]

5 March 2012

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Sculptor Puts Italian Job Bus On Gallery Roof for Olympics

Richard Wilson’s “Hang On A Minute Lads, I’ve Got A Great Idea” gets green light Turner Prize nomininated sculptor Richard Wilson, best known for his interventions in architectural space which draw heavily on the worlds of engineering and construction, for their inspiration, is to put a bus on the roof of the De La Warr […]