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Marks on the Edge of Space

14 September 2014 - 10 October 2014

Series of three dimensional drawings by Ann Christopher RA

www.rableydrawingcentre.com

South West

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RIP A K Horsey

6 September 2014 - 6 October 2014

As mortals, we all feel the need to leave our mark on the world. With graffiti, aside from the common defacing of an object, there is a yearning for immortality and a desire that the marks we leave will long outlast our short existence. In her solo show at the Black Swan Arts Centre, Beatrice Haines explores this quest through the intentional traces left on the wooden over-bed tables found at Marlborough College's Sanatorium by the resident pupils. Haines records the snippets of text and images scrawled deep into the surface of the tables, offering an intimate insight into the lives, thoughts, feelings and dreams of these students. The installation serves as a poignant reminder of the human spirit with text such as 'Like this table I'm in with a broken leg". It documents personal journeys and suffering with graffiti alluding to individual's illness. This moving and life-affirming work by Haines offers another aspect to her constant research on the traces that we both actively and passively leave behind. Beatrice graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2010 and is currently Print Fellow at the Royal Academy of Arts. She lives and works in Wiltshire and London.

bea@beatricehaines.com

South West

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Crucible 2 at Gloucester Cathedral

1 September 2014 - 31 October 2014

Sculpture in and around Gloucester Cathedral including two by Ann Christopher RA

www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk

South West

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Gallery Eduardo Lupo, Via Garibaldi 34, Pietrasanta

13 August 2014 - 30 September 2014

Sculptures in marble from Italy and Travertine Soraia from Iran

http://inger-sannes.se/

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Sculptures iat Gallery Eduardo Lupo, Via Garibaldi 34, Pietrasanta, Italy

13 August 2014 - 30 September 2014

Sculptures in marble and Travertine Soraia

http://inger-sannes.se/

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OSTRALE`014, Dresden, Germany

18 July 2014 - 28 September 2014

The OSTRALE presents ,as the third-biggest annual exhibition of contemporary art in Germany all genres of the international contemporary fine arts. – True to the motto “Around You”, the OSTRALE focuses on artistic positions and perspectives which bring up questions – here and elsewhere – which affect the spectator, which puzzle, and connect. In recognising different identities and modes of expression, as well as recognising their equal participation in the discourse within contemporary commitment, we see an important potential for an open-minded Europe. Broch shows her work in the eighth edition of OSTRALE. The work "The Inner Circle" consists of tension woods of birch, which are arranged one above another in a pattern. All woods have a shape that follow the natural growth, the lines and the annual rings in the tree. They are the result of the splintering during the splitting process.

http://www.ostrale.de/en http://www.mariannebroch.no

Europe

 

DUNAMIS

8 July 2014 - 30 September 2015

The bronze sculpture was made in Liverpool and symbolizes human struggle to achieve excellence, pushing boundaries to make the impossible possible. Bushra first began work on Dunamis in December 2012, which measure approx 9 meters high. Location: Achillies Way, Park Lane.

b@bfakhoury.com

London

 

Sculptureshow at Leicester

15 June 2014 - 1 November 2014

A new steel sculpture 'Trefoil' stands in the Harold Martin Botanical Gardens in Leicester.

tebbenhoff@gmail.com and 07901607726

East Midlands

 

‘Sunset’ in Holland Park

1 May 2014 - 2 November 2014

My steel sculpture 'Sunset' is in the Napoleon Garden in Holland Park. There is a short video on youtube which shows a part of the making processes: http://youtu.be/2T26dl1Ks6k.

tebbenhoff@gmail.com and 07901607726

London

 

Great War Commemorative Sculptures at St. Paul’s Cathedral by Gerry Judah

13 April 2014 - 30 October 2014

Gerry Judah’s twin sculptures in the nave of St Paul’s Cathedral commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. Their white cruciform shapes evoke the meticulously maintained war graves of northern France and further afield. Bearing the shells of bombed out residential blocks, Judah's crosses bring to mind the horrors of total war, to images of which we have become almost inured; Verdun, Hamburg, Hiroshima, Beirut, Baghdad or Homs. They remind us of the ravaged earth of the First World War as well as the current Middle Eastern wars which, to an extent are the consequence of that First World War, of the chopping up of the Ottoman Empire that followed it.

http://www.stpauls.co.uk/News-Press/Latest-News/Giant-white-crosses-remind-St-Pauls-worshippers-and-visitors-of-the-horrors-of-w

London

 

GREAT WAR COMMEMORATIVE SCULPTURES AT ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL BY GERRY JUDAH

13 April 2014 - 30 October 2014

Gerry Judah’s twin sculptures in the nave of St Paul’s Cathedral have been erected to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War. Their white cruciform shapes evoking the meticulously maintained war graves of northern France and further afield, in fact represent an utterly contemporary questioning of the continued need for warfare. Bearing the shells of bombed out residential blocks, Judah's crosses bring to mind the horrors of total war, to images of which we have become almost inured. They ask us to think of Verdun, Hamburg or Hiroshima, of Beirut, Baghdad or Homs. The wantonness and wastefulness they represent should also remind us of the ravaged earth of the First World War, of the millions of young men sacrificed defending or attacking mere yards of mud. Judah wants us to see in these works the waste and pity of all wars; perhaps especially he wants to suggest that the current Middle Eastern wars are to an extent the consequence of that First World War, of the chopping up of the Ottoman Empire that followed it.

www.judah.co.uk

London

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Edsvik Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

29 January 2014 - 22 December 2014

Together with the Swedish painter Anne-Lie Larsson Ljung

http://www.edsvik.com/?page_id=7728

Europe

 

Ekebergparken Sculpture Park, Oslo

26 September 2013 - 31 December 2015

A new sculpture park, Ekebergparken, on the outskirts of Oslo, hosts 64 sculptures by international artists, including British artists and RBS members Sean Henry FRBS, Diane Maclean FRBS, George Cutts FRBS and Richard Hudson MRBS. Created by art collector and philanthropist Christian Ringnes, the park, sited on wooded slopes over looking the sea was opened on 27 September 2013 to a crowd of hundreds.

www.ekebergparken.com

London

 

Golden Rain, Michael Petry, FRBS

26 April 2013 - 31 December 2016

This large scale mirrored glass installation has just been given by Donna MacMillan to the Palm Springs Art Museum for their permanent collection. It consists of 100 large sealed bottles suspended down 3 floors in their main entrance to the collection. Each bottle contain a work/message by another artist who I invited to participate in the original project commissioned by Ha gamle prestegard for Stavanger 2008 - when it was European City of Culture. The work was originally installed in a 6 story lighthouse and recalls the classical story of Zeus and Danae, where in order to have her he turns himself into a shower of gold.

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