26 March 2020

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Interviews From Isolation Four Artists – Oliver Malin

This is a new series of interviews coordinated by Oliver Malin that Artlyst is going to run over the next few weeks illustrating how other artists are coping with life and isolation under COVID-19. 

25 September 2013

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Ministructures: Tate Modern

As part of our Ministructures series, artist Lucy Sparrow has made felt versions of London’s landmarks. For each iconic building she stitches, we meet a Londoner connected with it. This week, we talk to James Pockson, 24, an architectural assistant working on the Tate Modern extension. Hi James! What do you think makes Tate Modern so great?‘Visually it’s so […]

25 September 2013

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Ministructures: Buckingham Palace

As part of our Ministructures series, artist Lucy Sparrow has made felt versions of London’s landmarks. For each iconic building she stitches, we meet a Londoner connected with it. This week, we talk to Harry Matthew Dodd, 22, student and Director of the Centre of Performing Arts at the University of Westminster. A royalist, huh?‘I think we’re so lucky to have […]

1 August 2013

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Ministructures: We meet the woman who climbed the Shard

In the coming weeks, artist Lucy Sparrow is making mini versions of London’s iconic buildings out of felt. As part of our new Ministructures series, in which we interview Londoners with a connection to the big buildings of the capital, we chat to Victoria Henry, 32, Digital campaigner for oceans at Greenpeace and climber of The Shard […]

30 July 2013

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Big Ben: we meet the Clockmaker at the Palace of Westminster

In the coming weeks, artist Lucy Sparrow is making mini versions of London’s iconic buildings out of felt. Our new Ministructures series, in which we interview Londoners with a connection to the big buildings of the capital, kicks off with Big Ben and Big Ben’s caretaker Paul Roberson, photographed holding ‘Little Ben’. Paul Roberson, 53, […]

24 November 2012

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50 Foot Scarf Warms-Up Angel Of The North

  Guerilla knitters have placed a 50 foot scarf around the Angel of the North. The multicoloured woollen creation was fired over the 20 metre sculpture using a bow and arrow before knitters clambered up using rigging to wind the scarf around the sculpture’s body. The ‘Cold Angel’ project was set up by Bradley L […]

20 April 2012

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Artist Has The Tube In Stitches

  Lucy Sparrrow has lovingly embroidered a giant map of the London Underground. It took the 23-year-old 42 days to create the 9sq m tapestry which is made up of 2,400m (2,625 yards) of thread and 142 buttons. ‘One of the hardest parts was getting the scale right,’ said Miss Sparrow. ‘It was tough fitting […]

20 April 2012

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Heartfelt works put Lucy on artistic map

Young Bath artist Lucy Sparrow is about to hit the big time with the launch of her first solo show in London. Lucy (25), whose family lives at Weston, went to Kingswood School and City of Bath College. She has already taken part in more than a dozen group shows where her works in felt […]