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Sculpture

Richard Deacon: roll up for the magical metal mystery tour

Richard Deacon's sculptures turn and twist and coil and flow. Sometimes they are solid ceramic geometries, whose weight and density can almost be felt with the eye.

Richard Deacon, Tate Britain, review

One of the pleasures of visiting a gallery is encountering works of art by artists at the top of their game.

Neil Ayling: Composite Order - Berloni Gallery

Composite Order presents a series of new sculptures by British artist Neil Ayling (b.1983), exploring the interiors of Venetian churches and basilica, specifically St. Giorgio Maggiore on the Palladio Island. Ayling encountered a number of these classi

Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery, Estorick Collection

An exhibition of work by a giant of 20th-century painting cannot reasonably be expected to turn up too many surprises; the most we can usually hope for is a good proportion of lesser-known works to temper the “masterpieces”.

Giorgio de Chirico: Myth and Mystery - Estorick Collection

Highlighting an aspect of the artist's career that many will not have seen before, this display reveals why he was one of the most important and imaginative figures of modern Italian art.

Chance – Form – Language (and a FRANZWESTigation) - Hauser & Wirth

Curated by Julian Heynen, this exhibition examines the relationship between form and chance in a selection of Hans Arp’s important but rarely seen sculptures from 1947 to 1965. In an unusual approach, Heynen positions Arp’s work alongside Passstücke

Richard Deacon interview: twisting chaos into shape

‘It is a fairly fundamental thing in human beings to make sense of chaotic impressions,” says Richard Deacon, “to put things into shape.”

Hans Arp, Hauser & Wirth - exhibition review

It can be difficult to retrieve significant artists of the past from the hushed esteem in which they're held.

Dale Chihuly: Beyond the Object - Halcyon Gallery

A new exhibition by Dale Chihuly will open at Halcyon Gallery on 8th February. Dale Chihuly: Beyond the Object sees the American artist respond to the interior architecture of the building – transforming the New Bond Street gallery space with his distin

Ming: 50 Years That Changed China - British Museum

Between AD 1400 and 1450, China was a global superpower run by one family – the Ming dynasty – who established Beijing as the capital and built the Forbidden City. During this period, Ming China was thoroughly connected with the outside world. Chinese