Two police officers forced entry into a Soho gallery after reports of an unconscious woman inside had “not been moving for the last two hours,” only to realise it was in fact an art installation made of packing tape and foam filler.Continue reading
A-list Hollywood actor, Brad Pitt has made a surprisingly impressive debut in Finland as a “largely self-taught” sculptor. His first public presentation was part of a larger exhibition by the British contemporary artist Thomas Houseago, alongside a ceramic series by the Australian musician Nick Cave, at Sara Hildén Art Museum in Tampere.Continue reading
A Bristol-based artist has created a glass sculpture of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to celebrate the administration of 10 million doses of the vaccination in the UK.Continue reading
A cast iron sculpture of an abstracted head by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi has been left “unloved and filthy” because no one is claiming ownership.
20th century British sculptor Paolozzi is perhaps best known for his colourful mosaics at Tottenham Court Road Station. He sculpted ’Piscator’ for the forecourt of London’s Euston Station. A tribute to 20th century German Expressionist and political theatre director, Erwin Piscator, it was commissioned by British Rail in 1980. Continue reading