Sculpture & Installation

From traditional sculpting to the genre busting art of three dimensional installation, read the latest exhibition reviews and news or explore the latest event listings, websites and resources drawn from UK galleries.

Artist's Statement: Yinka Shonibare MBE on bringing 18,000 books to Brighton Museum

British-Nigerian artist Shonibare tells us about a stunning and thought-provoking new commission, called The British Library, for Brighton Festival and the HOUSE Festival

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Chapels, circuses and colour as Matisse's Cut-Outs thrill at Tate Modern

The most expansive exhibition of Henri Matisse's works in decades concentrates on the prolific final 17 years of his life in an exhibition recreating the excitement of the artist's studio.

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Susan Stockwell unveils work made with recovering soldiers at National Army Museum

Artist Susan Stockwell has unveiled a new textile based artwork at the National Army Museum developed with rehabilitating soldiers.

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Gerry Judah honours war cemeteries with twin white cruciforms at St Paul's Cathedral

Installed in the cathedral which stood over wartime London, Gerry Judah's dramatic sculptures aim to question the wastefulness and destruction of war.

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Intriguing chunk of gigantic stone pier to spend summer in front of Museum of London

London and Zurich-based design team Gruppe will create a playful pier for visitors to share their thoughts on the museum after beating 70 hopefuls to the commission.

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Museums at Night Curator's Choice: Grayson Perry's taste tribe tapestries in Liverpool

Aligning biblical scenes with Cath Kidston bags, Grayson Perry's tapestries will open at the Walker Art Gallery for LightNight this May. Curator Pauline Rushton tells us more.

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Curator's Choice: A graveyard of huge forgotten sculptures at the Glasgow International

Resurrecting disused sculptures, co-curator Michelle Emery Barker says exhibition Reclaimed: The Secret Life of Sculpture is an ambitious one at Wasps Studios.

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Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art 2014: Five exhibitions to see

There are 50 exhibitions and 90 events taking place in this year's festival in Glasgow. From forgotten sculptures to absurd animations, here are five highlights.

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Sculptor portrays "awesome" Margaret Thatcher in bust on anniversary of death

Sculptor Lisa Hawker says her bronze of Margaret Thatcher, which will go on display in the former Prime Minister's home town of Grantham, conveys her "humanity and spirit".

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Win an artwork and get 10% off at the Royal Academy's Great Architecture Fair

Coinciding with the Academy's Sensing Spaces exhibition, the online Great Architecture Fair is open now. Enjoy an exclusive discount code and enter our competition.

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In Pictures: Sixth edition of AV Festival explores Extraction theme

From stones and films to Russian miners and coal extraction in Newcastle, see some of the works in this year's edition of the AV festival in the north-east's best galleries.

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Chilean architect Smiljan Radic to embrace romantic folly for 14th Serpentine Pavillion

Pictures of the 14th Serpentine Pavilion, which will appear to rest on quarry stones this summer in a semi-translucent white shell made of fibreglass.

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Transcending Boundaries returns with 11 contemporary West African artists

Take a look at works by some of the artists taking place in this year's showcase, which is about to open at the Mall Galleries in London.

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Artist's Statement: Jacob van der Beugel on creating DNA profiles within a stately home

Stretching from floor to ceiling at Chatsworth in Derbyshire, a set of ochre-coloured panels represent the culmination of nearly four years of work by artist Jacob van der Beugel.

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Darth Vader, Spider-Man and Roxy Music: Haim Steinbach and Martino Gamper at Serpentine

Emily Beeson on a double-bill of shows at London's Serpentine Gallery: Haim Steinbach's Once Again the World is Flat and Martino Gamper's Design is a State of Mind.

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