Exhibitions & Projects

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Alexander Costello, Making Progress, 2014, performance. Image Tobias Hussey.

Sculpture Shock: Ambulatory—Alexander Costello

4 September 2014 - 7 September 2014

See below for schedule and mooring locations

PRIVATE VIEW:  3 September 2014, 6:30-9:00pm, boarding at Camden Lock (West side) Text ‘PROGRESS’ to 07788299403 for live location updates The Royal British Society of Sculptors is delighted to…

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Slipstream by Richard Wilson at Heathrow’s new Terminal 2 The Queen’s Terminal, 2014. Photographer David Levene

Conception Execution Reception

5 June 2014 - 25 July 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, SW7 3RA

PRIVATE VIEW: 4 June 2014, 6:30-8:30 PM For the first time in one place, the Royal British Society of Sculptors unites three of the most eminent British sculptors: Richard Deacon RA, William…

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Alexander Costello, a priori (1), 2013, paper, photograph of performance. Image Credit Tobias Hussey

Schools Workshops: Sculpture Shock 2014—Ambulatory

19 June 2014 - 22 July 2014

Latimer Road Studios

Must book in advance by contacting Cynthia Scoville, Education Officer, at schools@rbs.org.uk From 3 June – 12 September 2014, Alexander Costello, winner of the Ambulatory category of Sculpture Shock 2014, will…

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Almuth Tebbenhoff FRBS, Sunset, 2014, fabricated steel, painted

Schools Workshops:  Napoleon Garden—Almuth Tebbenhoff FRBS

2 June 2014 - 18 July 2014

Napoleon Garden, Holland Park

Must book in advance by contacting Cynthia Scoville, Education Officer, at schools@rbs.org.uk The Royal British Society of Sculptors has recently unveiled a very exciting outdoor sculpture…

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Nose to Nose, Beginning to End by Richard Deacon RA for the Glasgow Garden Festival 1988

TALK: Conception Execution Reception—Richard Deacon RA and Isabel Vasseur

16 July 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

For the final talk in the Conception Execution Reception Public Art Behind the Scenes series, Turner Prize winning sculptor, Richard Deacon RA and Isabel Vasseur, pioneer of the Public Art…

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Slipstream by Richard Wilson at Heathrow’s Terminal 2 The Queen’s Terminal. Photographer David Levene. © LHR Airports Limited

TALK: Conception Execution Reception—Richard Wilson RA and Mark Davy, Futurecity

2 July 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

The second of three talks in the Conception Execution Reception Public Art Behind the Scenes series, Richard Wilson RA and Mark Davy, founder of Futurecity which specialises in art in…

Deux Chevaux—William Mackrell

21 June 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

Deux Chevaux is a performance by William Mackrell consisting of two horses pulling a two-horse power car (Citroen 2CV) through the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster, stopping…

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'Vannpaviljong' by William Pye FRBS in Drammen, Norway 2011

TALK: Conception Execution Reception—William Pye FRBS

18 June 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

The first of three talks in the Conception Reception Execution Public Art Behind the Scenes series, William Pye FRBS, presents Vannpaviljong, 2011. A highly interactive work, Vannpaviljong occupies a square in…

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Justine Cook, Rookery (detail), 2013

Spitalfields E1 Public Art Programme Walking Tours

6 June 2014 - 12 June 2014

Spitalfields E1, Meet under the canopy on Bishops Square

Join the curators, Rachel Dickson & Emma Russell, for a tour of the Spitalfields Public Art Programme which has run since 2007 and this year features a flourishing cross-section of the…

First@108 Public Art Award: Evolution—Sam Shendi

31 October 2013 - 1 June 2014

RBS Forecourt, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

The Royal British Society of Sculptors is delighted to announce Sam Shendi as the winner of the £10,000 opportunity to create a new piece of public sculpture—the FIRST@108…

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Patrick Lowry, American Dream, 2013, 100 x 1400 x 800 cm, plywood, wood, Perspex, fibreglass, artificial plants, gravel. Image: Steve Tanner

Sculpture Shock: Subterranean—Patrick Lowry

15 May 2014 - 19 May 2014

The Horse Hospital, Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1JD

Private View: 14 May 2014, 6:30-9pm, The Horse Hospital, Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1JD The Royal British Society of Sculptors is delighted to present a new site specific installation…

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Laurence Edwards, The Settler, 2013, Bronze, Edition of 6, 188x 76.2 x 38.1cm

Figuring

27 February 2014 - 9 May 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

To explore the enduring and fundamental importance of contemporary figurative sculpture to the discipline, we are delighted to announce FIGURING, an exhibition of 3 members’ work at the RBS Galleries:…

Schools Workshops: Figuring

1 March 2014 - 9 May 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

A record number of children came to see our recent Figuring exhibition (27 February–9 May).  Young people who visit the RBS are always amazed by the contemporary sculptures they…

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Brian McCann, Concerning a Lie, 2010, mixed media, 96 x 60 x 60 cm

TALK: Figuring—Laurence Edwards, Brigitte Jurack and Brian McCann

26 March 2014

108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

Figuring is an exhibition of work by three contemporary artists, Laurence Edwards FRBS, Brigitte Jurack ARBS and Brian McCann FRBS. At this artist's talk, Laurence Edwards FRBS and Brigitte…

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Nika Neelova, ‘Horizon Fold’, 42 x 59.5cm, giclée print on paper, 2013, Image: AK Purkiss, Edition of 30 + 6 APs

Sculpture Shock Prints

18 November 2013 - 24 February 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

The RBS is delighted to announce its first foray into specially commissioned limited edition hand-finished giclée prints. The three limited edition prints were conceived by the three winners…

Announcement of Sculpture Shock 2014 Winners—Cornelia Parker

5 February 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

Royal British Society of Sculptors is delighted to invite you to join us for a glass of wine as Cornelia Parker announces the winners of Sculpture Shock 2014. Sculpture Shock invites…

TALK: Sculpture Shock 2014 Finalists

29 January 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

Hear the 9 finalists of Sculpture Shock 2014 discuss their work and the appeal of the site specific in a series of 7 minute, back to back, slam-style talks. Sculpture Shock encourages surprising…

Uphold Withhold—Lisa Selby

22 January 2014

RBS Galleries, 108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

‘Uphold Withhold’ is a new performance by British artist Lisa Selby, in which a number of female participants will enact a strictly controlled tea drinking ceremony, addressing the…