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.

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Richard III sculpture architects on creating a steel artwork next to Leicester Cathedral

London-based Dallas Pierce Quintero on the silhouette-reflecting steel plates commissioned in honour of the life of Richard III.

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Giant sculpture of dead Monty Python parrot Norwegian Blue appears next to Tower Bridge

A mammoth version of the bird from John Cleese and Michael Palin's pet shop sketch, made by sculptor Iain Prendergast in a 15-metre reincarnation, has been crane-lifted into London.

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park: Five of the best exhibitions from the Museum of the Year 2014

From gun-bearing foxes and dead trees to balancing acts and vast works in bronze, here are five of the best exhibitions to have been held at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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In Pictures: Yorkshire Sculpture Park through the seasons

Take a look at some of the sights and shapes around Yorkshire Sculpture Park, from the great works of Henry Moore to deer parks and temples.

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"Amazing, beautiful, incredible, outstanding": Yorkshire Sculpture Park enjoys Museum of the Year accolades

Thirty-seven years after founding the estate of art, Peter Murray says Yorkshire Sculpture Park won the Art Fund award thanks to its unique qualities.

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Ten art exhibitions to see at the Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

From Ming paintings and large-scale projections to computer fans around a Police Box and explicit avant-garde images, here are a few of the shows to look out for this year.

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Artist Hilary Jack is drawn to dream in gardens of Warwickshire Tudor mansion Packwood

Taking a bygone visitor's remark about “a house to dream of, a garden to dream in" as inspiration, artist Hilary Jack will create three remarkable works in the house gardens.

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A movable feast: Franz West – Where is my Eight? at The Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth goes large on the late Viennese artist's nebulous installations, but the real value of his career lies in his approach, says Mark Sheerin.

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Legendary gig venue Glasgow Barrowland inspires major public artwork for Glasgow 2014

Jim Lambie is taking Glasgow's famous Barrowland gig venue as inspiration for a large public artwork called The Album Pathway resembling the side of a record collection.

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Five museums target Chapman Brothers and farmsteads in Art Fund crowdsourcing campaign

The public will be able to directly support plans by five museums as part of a bid to engage donors more, including the Chapman Brothers' first return to the Jerwood since last year's Museums at......

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Artist's Statement: Glassworks dedicated to a survivor of World War I and Nazi Germany

Terri Harper on the screen-printed glass in Sunderland dedicated to her great-aunt, Ethel, who fled Australia a century ago, moved to Jersey and survived a concentration camp.

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Lynn Chadwick centenary celebrated in style at Osborne Samuel

He created some of the most distinctive forms in 20th century British sculpture. Now Lynn Chadwick is celebrated with a new monograph and a centenary exhibition at Osborne Samuel.

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Artists behind Normandy's The Fallen artwork release film for D-Day 70th anniversary

The sand artists who created a vast artwork remembering the dead on the beaches of Normandy have released a film about their project for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

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Fancy a road trip with Tracey Emin? It's all smiles as Vauxhall Art Car Boot Sale hits the road

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Sale is back with a stint in Brick Lane on June 8 before hitting the road for the Liverpool Biennial and Folkestone Triennial.

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Grayson Perry proves unmissable in Museums at Night visit to Yorkshire Museum

A charming, acerbic and anarchic raconteur, the Turner Prize-winning potter was mobbed on his visit to the Yorkshire Museum as part of this year's festival.

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