Tag Archives: Sculpture

Surveyed from all sides

Last week (at the last minute, as per usual) I saw Rachel Whiteread’s exhibition at Tate Britain. She was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993 and is one of the UK’s leading Sculptors, casting objects and … Continue reading

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Chrome Horn

Always a pleasant surprise when you see something unusual in an ordinary place. I spotted this in the Plants Shop at Nymans (National Trust property in W Sussex). There are several of these chrome horns, of different sizes, each  in … Continue reading

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Under Cover

I have heard of gardeners who go to some effort to protect plants from frost damage over the winter months, but this is the first time I’ve come across sculptures wrapped in shrouds. Can you imagine what they are thinking … Continue reading

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Head Part 2

Yesterday I published a black and white image of a sculpture titled ‘Head’ by Allen Jones in a local park (click here to visit that post). Above, you can see the original colour image of this dramatic piece of sculpting. … Continue reading

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The two of us

I spotted this sculpture in Canary Wharf, London last autumn. Two men in conversation beside the water – a simple concept but beautifully executed.

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In the Depths of the Forest

Stop Press! In the depths of the Swiss forest at a secret location, a new species of deer has just been found. Nothing like it has ever been seen before.  

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Silhouettes

Back in March 2012, I posted ‘Poster People’. It included images of a sculpture called ‘Chain Reaction’ and my last line in that post was: ‘I plan to re-visit during the year to see how I can improve…’ Well it’s … Continue reading

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Fact and Fiction

Sometimes the search for a title defeats me, and this is one such day. I tried a title based around the word ‘Surreal’, or one that hinted at a jigsaw gone wrong but nothing sounded right. Maybe the brain is … Continue reading

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On a Swing

Today’s post might properly be subtitled: ‘On a Swing – The Bizarre and the Beautiful’. First, the Bizarre. Visiting Charlecote Park recently (a National Trust property) my wife spotted ‘something’ dangling in the air. Closer inspection revealed it was a … Continue reading

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The Kiss

Two months ago I posted ‘High Heels’ – a close up of the base of a famous Bronze by Paul Day at St Pancras International Station titled ‘Meeting Place’. Click the link above to read the post or click here … Continue reading

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