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.

Conflict and Collisions: New Contemporary Sculpture at the Hepworth Wakefield

Kirstie Brewer sees war-themed works by Toby Ziegler, replica B-52 bombers by Alexandra Bircken and Folkert de Jong’s site-specific take on the armour of Henry VIII.

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Turner Prize 2014 delivers elitist spectacle we have come to expect

The 2014 Turner Prize at Tate Britain has a clear frontrunner who will either be a shoe-in or pointedly ignored, says Culture24's Mark Sheerin.

A photo of a sculpture of a man made out of millions of small yellow bricks

Meticulously-crafted LEGO exhibition is a tad too serious at London's Old Truman Brewery

Corporate lawyer Nathan Sawaya's American dream makes for memorable sculptures of a T-Rex and Munch's The Scream. But it could have had more soul, says Kirstie Brewer.

A photo of a ceramic sculpture of various historic white clay figures against green

JCB digs deep for "hugely important" Wedgwood Collection as appeal passes £2.3 million

The construction equipment giant's £100,000 pledge has been matched by a private trust, with Art Fund organisers reporting £1.1 million in donations from the public.

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"Memory holds the truth": Olga Sviblova on Burning News: Recent Art from Russia at the Hayward Gallery

The Director of Moscow's Multimedia Art Museum says the new exhibition of six young Russian artists, at the Hayward Gallery's Project Space, rewards "a bit of time".

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Nile Rodgers and Rob da Bank celebrate Guinness World Record-breaking disco ball

See pictures of the enormous disco ball which broke a world record at this year's Bestival - complete with 2,500 mirrored tiles.

A close up photo of a black ink drawing of a young punk from 1976 against yellow

Competition: Win a copy of new Grayson Perry book Playing to the Gallery

Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in its Struggle to be Understood has just been published by Penguin, and we've got a copy to give away to one reader.

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The act of finding, rather than carving is celebrated in Morphisisation at APT Gallery

The gentle art of finding, rather than carving, modelling or moulding is the theme in a group show of sculptural installation at Deptford's APT Gallery.

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South American art shines as Radical Geometry is radical once more at the RA

The Royal Academy tells the story of a continent with a rare show of work fro the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection. Mark Sheerin takes a look.

A photo of a steel sculpture with cut out silhouette bits revealing a cathedral and grass

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.

A photo of a fox standing up in a colourful shirt holding a golden gun

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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