As a sculptor who has used Victorian and other found sculptures in my work for some time, the increasingly heated debate on the future of public Victorian statues, buildings and street names across the country has resonated with me.
8 July 2019
A new public sculpture, created by Samuel Zealey and entitled Onyo, was picked by hundreds of people as their favourite piece to adorn the forecourt of the train station as part of the Gateway project, which was run in conjunction with South Hill Park Arts Centre.
Artist Alex J Wood has been announced as the winner of the prestigious Picton Art Prize, as his winning work ‘Celestial’ was unveiled at a ceremony in Islington. The award-winning artist’s dramatic bronze sculpture Angel is north London’s newest piece of public art. Meanwhile HRH The Prince Of Wales was presented with a bronze bust created from life by the well known Royal sculptor Frances Segelman. Mr […]
A major new large-scale public artwork by Yinka Shonibare MBE RA has been unveiled at the Royal Academy. It wraps around the scaffolding on the façade of Burlington Gardens whilst the building is undertaking a transformative redevelopment in the lead up to the Royal Academy’s 250th anniversary in 2018. RA Family Album, 2016, consists of over 160 black […]
The spectacular sculpture H_Edge is being exhibited in the UK for the first time, following the public attention garnered from its appearance at the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence. The work is displayed as part of the ongoing Bishop’s Square public sculpture programme curated by Dickson Russell, H_Edge now appears in a bespoke configuration in […]