Posts Categorized: Sculpture

Geoffrey Clarke 1924-2014

English sculptor Geoffrey Clarke died last month, leaving behind him a collection of works, some ecclesiastical, and many cast in aluminium, both large and small. Part of the generation of British post-war sculptors, his Telegraph obituary describes him as being “alongside Eduardo Paolozzi, Reg Butler and Lynn Chadwick, with the “geometry of fear” school, whose battered, gnarled…

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Lawrence Carroll

American painter Lawrence Carroll makes fascinating objects and paintings. Watch an interview with Carroll here talking about work commissioned by the Vatican for the Venice Biennalle, and just above, a painting of his hanging in interior designer  Joseph Dirard’s Paris apartment, via The New York Times T Magazine. Some photos by Antonio Maniscalco…

Bloodswept Lands & Seas of Red

  A simple and pitch-perfect evocation of the scale of loss and sacrifice of those who died during the First World War is demonstrated in ‘Bloodswept Lands & Seas of Red’, the public art installation by ceramicist Paul Cummins, which is on display at The Tower of London. By today, Armistice Day, November 11th, 888,246 ceramic…

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Just In Case

Just in Case on Nowness.com Last year, Dutch furniture designer Piet Hein Eek was commissioned by champagne maker Ruinart to construct a case for their distinctive bottle. In typical Piet Hein Eek fashion, he used salvaged wood to make each one, and then proceeded to create large, beautiful sculptural shapes with them, including a 6 meter wide arch…

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