Great British Sculpture, Sculptors and Land Artists
An Introduction to Great British Sculpture, Sculptors and Land Artists
This site is about really great sculpture and really great sculptors and land artists in Great Britain.
These are the ones whose work attracts people who come to view it from miles around plus the ones which have passed the art history test and are still well regarded despite having lived a long time ago
This sculpture is seen here in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew where a retrospective exhibition of Henry Moore's work was held from 15 September 2007 to 30 March 2008.
In total 28 outdoor sculptures were sited within this world heritage site
Modern British Sculpture
- BBC - Archive - British Sculptors - Artists in stone, metal and wood
Title: British Sculptors. Subject: sculpture and sculptors. Source: BBC Archive.
- New British sculpture | Tate
Tate glossary definition for new British sculpture: Term applied to the work of young British sculptors in the 1980s who, in reaction to minimal and conceptual art, adopted a more traditional approach to materials, techniques and imagery
- Category:British sculptors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A listing of British Sculptors
- Modern British Sculpture at the Royal Academy – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian
Get inside the Royal Academy's new sculpture blockbuster, which features artists from Jacob Epstein and Eric Gill to Barbara Hepworth and Damien Hirst
- Royal British Society of Sculptors
This is an independent artist led organisation that promotes high professional and creative standards among sculptors/artists and is committed to making the full range of contemporary practice accessible to all.
Really Great British Sculptors and Land Artists
Three of the best known sculptors and land artists on an international stage are
- Henry Moore,
- Antony Gormley and
- Andy Goldsworthy
Links to websites about....
- About Henry Moore - Famous British Sculptor
Henry Moore (1898-1986) was an English artist and sculptor who was probably the most celebrated sculptor of the twentieth century.
- About Sir Antony Gormley - British Sculptor
This lens is about Sir Antony Gormley (1950-present) - the man who produced "Angel of the North" - a towering sculpture in Gateshead "Another Place" - figures on the sand at Crosby Beach, "Event Horizon" - figures on the rooftops of London...
- About Andy Goldsworthy - British Land Artist
Find out about Andy Goldsworthy, the British sculptor, photographer and environmentalist. Goldsworthy produces site-specific sculpture and land art situated in natural and urban settings.
More British Sculptors
- Anish Kapoor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sir Anish Kapoor, CBE RA is an Indian sculptor who has lived in London since the 70s. He produced the ArcelorMittal Orbit as a permanent artwork for London's Olympic Park
- Marc Quinn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mark Quinn is a member of the the "Young British Artists" and has produced a number of pieces for prominent places e.g. "Alison Lapper Pregnant" which was installed on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square
- Yinka Shonibare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yinka-Shonibare is a British-Nigerian artist who explores cultural identity, colonialism and post-colonialism. He often uses brightly coloured fabric.
Sculpture Exhibitions in the UK - 2014
- Broomhill National Sculpture Prize 2014
Ten UK based sculptors selected by a top judging panel have been given the challenge of exhibiting in the National Sculpture Prize Exhibition, in a bid to win the 2014 NSP title.
- Chatsworth House Gardens - Beyond Limits sculpture exhibition in the garden
Join us this autumn for our ninth installation of Beyond Limits, showcasing more than 20 monumental sculptures by different artists from around the world
- Hatfield House - The Great British Sculpture Show 2014
Featuring some of the UK’s top figurative and realist sculptors, you can discover their amazing works of art in our exquisite West Gardens and woodlands until September 30th.
- Home - Sculpture Doddington Hall
A stunning exhibition of over 400 pieces from over 80 national and international sculptors, displayed throughout the gardens and inside Doddington Hall
British Wildlife Sculptors
- Harriet Mead | Harriet Mead, Sculptor
Harriet Mead is well known for creating wildlife sculptures from found objects. She's currently the President of the Society of Wildlife Artists
- Adam Binder Editions : Home
Adam Binder is a leading wildlife sculptor who has a studio in the Cotswolds. Adam won the David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year in 2010, and was elected a Member of the Society of Wildlife Artists in 2011.
- Oliver Meller Fine Stone Sculptures
Oliver Meller Fine Stone Sculptures
Sculpture Victorious: Art in an Age of Invention, 1837–1901
Sculpture Exhibitions in the UK - 2015
- Sculpture Victorious | Tate
Sculpture Victorious is the first major exhibition devoted to the innovative and compelling sculpture produced during Queen Victoria’s reign, at Tate Britain 25 February – 25 May 2015
- Fresh Air Sculpture 2015 (June 14th until July 5th 2015)
The biennial sculpture exhibition provides a unique opportunity to see a creative mixture of traditionally modern and cutting-edge contemporary work in a stunning outdoor setting.
Sculpture Gardens in the UK
- Henry Moore, Perry Green - Hoglands house and sculpture garden
The Henry Moore Foundation is an arts charity established by the artist in 1977. The Foundation's large collection of work is exhibited at Hoglands in Perry Green and around the world.
- Welcome to Cass Sculpture Foundation
Cass Sculpture Foundation is an independent commissioning body dedicated to commissioning new work from emerging and established artists. The Foundation's 26 acre grounds are home to an ever-changing display of 80 monumental sculptures
- Yorkshire Sculpture Park | Home
Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) is set in grounds and gardens of a 500-acre, 18th century country estate. It's a centre of international, national & regional importance for the production, exhibition and appreciation of modern & contemporary s
Map : Yorkshire Sculpture Park
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