Frieze Sculpture


With impressive sculptures dotted about Regent's Park, Frieze Sculpture is essential autumn viewing for art experts and novices alike. This year's highly-anticipated event is curated by Clare Lilley (Yorkshire Sculpture Park Director) for the tenth consecutive year. Featuring 19 international artists, this unique public art exhibition takes place 14 September - 13 November. The show is free and open to all and continues during Frieze London and Frieze Masters, which both take place inside Regent’s Park, (12-16 October), bringing together the world’s leading galleries; kó art space, Victoria Miro, Waddington Custot, and plenty more besides.

Situated throughout the park's historic English Gardens, this year’s Frieze Sculpture exhibition will present prominent international artists including Beverly Pepper who creates ambitious sculptures that are charged with the sensibility of women. Tim Etchells whose imposing 'Don't Look Back' piece is structured as text is a poignant message in an uncertain world. Elsewhere in the show, the importance of coming together – as a community and as a social voice – is conveyed in beautiful sculptural pieces by Marinella Senatore, while contemporary works by Alicja Kwade and NS Harsha conjure up the universal and spiritual.

As Claire Lilley notes: "Each year I set out to make a show that serves one of the world’s leading art fairs, as well as those who might never before have considered looking at sculpture. No two Frieze Sculptures are the same but all are a paean to sculpture in the open air.’

This year, Frieze Sculpture will also collaborate with two major public art initiatives, the 11th edition of Sculpture in The City, an annual exhibition of contemporary art placed among the striking architecture of the City of London, and the Mayor of London’s Fourth Plinth Programme in Trafalgar Square. Together, they will form Sculpture Week London, a city-wide celebration of public art featuring work by 38 artists. The three initiatives will provide an unmissable opportunity for art lovers to engage with major sculptural works throughout the city, in some of London’s most iconic sites.

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