Sculpture

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In the Black Fantastic review – spectacular from first to last
Wild imagination unites 11 artists from the African diaspora, including Nick Cave and Kara Walker, as they address racial injustice through myth and fantasy in this never less than magnificent show

Laura Cumming

03, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Disco dudes and giant spoons: UK’s outdoor public sculptures are documented
Art UK creates digital database telling the stories behind more than 13,500 public artworks

Mark Brown

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sam Gilliam obituary
Abstract artist whose ‘draped’ canvases hover between painting and sculpture

Oliver Basciano

30, Jun, 2022 @11:15 AM

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In the Black Fantastic review – reaching for tomorrow’s art world
Eleven contemporary artists inspired by Afrofuturism consider possible futures with a hopeful, fizzing energy

Aindrea Emelife

28, Jun, 2022 @2:08 PM

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A Thousand Words for Weather; Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2022 – review
Climate is the subject of a mesmerisingly subtle Artangel installation – but as the theme for the RA’s annual sprawl, it produces mostly disappointing results

Laura Cumming

26, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Tycoon Dimitris Daskalopoulos gives away huge haul of modern art
Collector tells why he is donating 350 major pieces to international galleries

Helena Smith in Athens

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘I was on a conveyor belt to death’: the astonishing worlds of Chiharu Shiota
After a frightening diagnosis, the Japanese artist is taking on mortality in her new show in Brisbane, using thread to construct huge artworks that sweep entire rooms

Kelly Burke

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Fantastic Black artists, climate crisis in sound, and a Windrush victory – the week in art
Myths and Afrofuturism combine, installations go Back to Earth, Documenta embraces the collective, and a long-awaited public sculpture is unveiled – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

24, Jun, 2022 @2:22 PM

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‘Unwanted junk’: Earth Goddess statue prompts unholy reaction in St Austell
Artist Sandy Brown hopes people will grow to love sculpture described as ‘something out of Teletubbies’

Steven Morris

23, Jun, 2022 @12:09 PM

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Windrush generation ‘moved to tears’ as monument unveiled in London
Basil Watson’s sculpture at Waterloo station celebrates pioneers who arrived in Britain after second world war

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

22, Jun, 2022 @3:13 PM

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‘It’s not a monument, it’s a celebration’: Windrush sculpture unveiled in Hackney
Thomas J Price’s Warm Shores was created from composites of 30 residents connected to the Windrush generation, and shows how monuments can represent the communities they stand in

Amah-Rose Abrams

22, Jun, 2022 @3:13 PM

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Artist Penny Goring: ‘David Bowie showed me that there was another world’
Brought up in a rough area, Goring drank heavily and never thought that she would make it as an artist. Finally, after a detour into ‘weird Facebook’, her freaky explorations of womanhood are getting their due

Hettie Judah

21, Jun, 2022 @9:37 AM

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