Exhibitions & Projects

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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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:…

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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…

2012 Brian Mercer Residencies Exhibition

30 October 2013 - 13 December 2013

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

This exhibition showcases the work produced by the winners of the 2012 Brian Mercer Residencies: Mark Richards FRBS, who was awarded the stone-carving residency, and Hex ARBS, who won the bronze-casting…

TALK: 2012 Brian Mercer Residencies—Mark Richards and Hex

11 December 2013

108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

Enjoy a glass of wine as Mark Richards FRBS and HEX ARBS each discuss  their practice and respective experiences at Fondazione Sem and Fonderia Mariani in Pietrsanta, Italy as…

First@108 Public Art Award Exhibition: Evolution—Sam Shendi

31 October 2013 - 6 December 2013

RBS Forecourt and Galleries, 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…

TALK: First@108 Public Art Award—Sam Shendi

27 November 2013

108 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RA

Join the RBS for a glass of wine and listen as Sam Shendi ARBS describes his work for the FIRST@108 Public Art Award exhibition and his artistic practice.  This…

Sculpture Shock: Historic—NIKA NEELOVA

15 November 2013 - 18 November 2013

Holy Trinity Sloane Square, Sloane Street, London SW1X 9BZ

The Royal British Society of Sculptors is delighted to present a new site specific installation by NIKA NEELOVA, winner of the HISTORIC section in this year’s Sculpture Shock…

Spotlight 2013

16 September 2013 - 10 November 2013

Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 2JL

Working in partnership with the RBS, Andipa Gallery, an established commercial gallery in London, will host a solo exhibition for the winners of the Spotlight 2013 competition—Rebecca Newnham, William…

Nothing Endures But Change—Janne Malmros

28 October 2013 - 9 November 2013

Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 2JL

Janne Malmros' solo exhibition, Nothing Endures But Change, explores notions of change, potentiality and becoming. Malmros’ work is characterised by strong interests in botany, entomology, geometry, history, folklore…

Sinta Tantra ARBS: The Eccentricity of Zero

20 May 2013 - 4 November 2013

Napoleon Garden and Ice House, Holland Park

To celebrate the work of female sculptors for the second year of the collaboration between the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and the Royal British Society of Sculptors, we…

Elis Czerniak: Collaboration with Rob Olins FRBS

1 October 2013 - 31 October 2013

This piece is purely made from sounds of gates opening and closing. Whether it be from actual samples or reformed spectral analysis, all material is related back to three audio…

Rob Olins FRBS: Collaboration with RCM Composers

19 March 2013 - 31 October 2013

Royal British Society of Sculptors

The Royal British Society of Sculptors is delighted to announce the transformation of Rob Olins’ InVisible through his collaboration with composers from the Royal College of Music. Raquel Garc…

‘Walk in-visible ways…’: Collaboration with Rob Olins FRBS

1 October 2013 - 20 October 2013

Created by Vivian Barraclough and Reg Morgan in collaboration with Rob Olins

‘Walk in-visible ways…’ is comprised of a variety of indoor and outdoor recordings from around Herefordshire. This is a sound-sequence created using software to enable the invisible…