Sculpture

The Curious Case of the Disappearing Artist

Michele Howarth Rashman | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Michele Howarth Rashman

We all have pet causes. Mine include Amnesty International, Yorkshire Cat Rescue and re-writing the artist Jann Haworth back into art history.

A Novel Idea: Beautiful Sculptures Made From Books

Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

"I can never pass up an old book," Jodi Harvey-Brown tells us. "At this point I have hundreds of them." We were always taught that books, like musi...

The Real Cardboard City

Posted 08.04.2013 | Home

If you've ever sat at your desk and felt pleased with yourself for making a passable paper aeroplane, look away now. British artist Chris Gilmour h...

America's Oddest Artist Is On His Way To Britain (VIDEO + PICS)

Posted 30.03.2013 | Home

For fans of American folk art, Butch Anthony is already a legend. The 48-year-old ‘artist, builder and picker of things’ hosts Doo Nanny, an an...

Dead Man Remembered With Sculpture Made From Typewriters

Posted 20.03.2013 | Home

As tributes to lost loved ones go, it’s unconventional. But when Jeremy Mayer – an artist who specialises in taking apart old typewriters and t...

Silvia Hatzl: A Fragile Existence

Bob Chaundy | Posted 19.03.2013 | Home
Bob Chaundy

This is an exhibition quite unlike anything I've encountered before. There's a kind of ghostliness about these transparent clothes, as if somehow whoever might have worn them has left; a soul perhaps. These works have a fragile beauty.

Celebrated £300k Sculpture Scrapped By Cash-Strapped Council

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | Home

A piece of public art which cost more than £300,000 to build five years ago is to be demolished. Pieces of the Civic Heart Arch in Chester-le-Stre...

Who Owns Old Flo? Council Sale Takes New Twist

PA | Posted 18.02.2013 | Home

A council's plan to sell a Henry Moore sculpture has hit a snag as another local authority has said it owns it. Lutfur Rahman, mayor of Tower Hamle...

Finding Harmony Between Two Worlds

Ana Tzarev | Posted 16.02.2013 | Home
Ana Tzarev

In order to thrive, I believe that art requires collaboration, conversation, and connection. This is how the artist's work transcends to become something far greater- a living force capable of leaving its fingerprints on the world and making it more beautiful.

Noah Way: Creationist Spends €1m Building Real-Life Ark

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 09.02.2013 | Home

Even by Old Testament standards, the story of Noah and the Ark is pretty, well, Biblical in proportion. All of the world's animals entering a giant...

Moore And Rodin To Go Side-By-Side In New Outdoor Exhibition

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 09.02.2013 | Home

One is considered the forefather of modern sculpture, the other is England's best known exponent of the art. Now, the work of two of the best known...

Men Who Stole £500k Henry Moore Sculpture To Sell For £46 To Be Sentenced

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2013 | Home

Two men will appear in court today to be sentenced for stealing a Henry Moore sculpture worth up to £500,000. Liam Hughes, 22, and 19-year-old Jas...

Anish Kapoor To Follow Ai Weiwei With Gangnam Style Video

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 14.01.2013 | Home

When we first saw Ai Weiwei's version of Korean pop video Gangnam Style (above), we wondered whether it was a fake. It turns out that our suspicion...

Why Flo Mustn't Go

Sharon Ament | Posted 12.01.2013 | Home
Sharon Ament

What has become apparent during the past few weeks is that the cause of Old Flo is resonating with people across the spectrum. For many she is a direct part of their childhood, for others she is a legacy for future generations, for some of us she is a symbol of artistic value.

Why We Had to Sell Henry Moore's 'Old Flo'

Lutfur Rahman | Posted 09.01.2013 | Home
Lutfur Rahman

There has been huge domestic and international interest in our decision to sell a much loved Henry Moore sculpture, 'Old Flo', that our borough bought many years ago - it wasn't donated to us as press reports have erroneously claimed. We are not the first authority to explore raising much needed revenue at a time of austerity from selling works of art... If only there was as much national media interest in the fact that we are being forced to make £100million cuts by 2015, as there has been over the proposed sale of this sculpture to mitigate the effect of some of those cuts

'Old Flo' Sculpture Is Latest Victim Of Government Cuts

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | Home

A council has gone ahead with the controversial sale of the Henry Moore sculpture Draped Seated Woman to claw back money lost in budget cuts, it emerg...

Underwater Art Pokes Fun At Bankers

Barcroft | Posted 19.10.2012 | Home

Not many artists can pull off something beautiful, politically-charged and good for the environment in one go, but British artist Jason deCaires-Taylo...

Erotic Art: Is This The Rudest Exhibition Ever?

Posted 19.11.2012 | Home

If this year has confirmed anything it's that sex does indeed sell, whether it's keeping Waterstone's afloat with erotic fiction or news of some grain...

Somnerset Landmark To Get A Facelift

PA | Posted 18.11.2012 | Home

A well-known landmark is to undergo a facelift. Somerset's Willow Man will benefit from a much-needed repair work to its head and arms. Standing...

Feeling Wired

Posted 28.10.2012 | Home

David Oliveira's art looks like it's been drawn freehand across the world with a black pen - but in fact, it's all intricately assembled wire sculptur...

Mr Brainwash Brings Pop Art to London on a Giant Scale

Kate Lawson | Posted 23.10.2012 | Home
Kate Lawson

Thierry Guetta is actually better known as Mr Brainwash, the critically acclaimed pop artist and filmmaker hailed as urban artist Banksy's protégé, who first came to our attention following the debut of the controversial documentary Exit Through the Giftshop at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010.

A Thousand Paper Butterflies

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 25.09.2012 | Home

When I was about seven years old, my Grandparents took me to visit a friend whose garden was full of Passion Flowers and Pipevine plants. "This is ...

Bigger Than The Angel: Hirst's Giant Pregnant Woman To Be Homed In Devon

PA | Posted 02.07.2012 | Home

A 66ft (20m) statue of a pregnant woman by the artist Damien Hirst could become a new landmark in a historic seaside town. A planning application p...

Can You Guess What These Leaves Are Made Of?

Posted 17.08.2012 | Home

We usually think of sculptures as solid structures, but sometimes artists prefer to challenge themselves by using more delicate materials than wood or...

World Fiction: Dramatic Landscapes Carved Out Of Books

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 14.08.2012 | Home

Reading a good book has always been a bit like entering an alternative world contained within their pages. Until we saw the world of artist Guy Lar...