19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london

the streets of central london have, once again, been transformed into exhibition spaces for public art as ‘sculpture in the city’ returns for its ninth edition. for 2019, the annual program places 19 different artworks alongside some of the british capital’s most famous buildings, such as the gherkin and cheese grater. joining the new additions, the outdoor sculpture park welcomes back work from the eighth edition, including do ho suh’s ‘bridging home, london‘.

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
marisa ferreira, series industrial windows I, (2018), copyright the artist
image © nick turpin
(main image: do ho suh, bridging home, london(2018), courtesy of the artist; lehmann maupin, new york, hong kong and seoul; victoria miro, london/venice
image by gautier deblonde)

 

 

for 2019, the artwork for ‘sculpture in the city’ differs diversely in terms of form, scale and medium. within the square mile in the city, the general public see extraordinarily colored glass installations, classic stone-carved statues and hanging neon lighting. this includes work from internationally renowned artists such as nathan coley, jennifer steinkamp, nina saunders and lawrence weiner among many more. like do ho suh, the 2019 sculptures are joined by nancy rubins’ ‘crocodylius philodendrus’, clare jarret’s ‘sari garden’, juliana cerqueira leite’s ‘climb’, and shaun C badham’s ‘I’M STAYING’.

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
jyll bradley, dutch/light (for agneta block)(2017), copyright the artist
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
patrick tuttofuoco, the source, (2017), courtesy of the artist, OGR-officine grandi riparazioni and federica schiavo gallery
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
salvatore arancio, it was only a matter of time before we found the pyramid and forced it open, (2017), courtesy of the artist and federica schiavo gallery
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
elisa artesero, the garden of floating words(2017), courtesy of the artist
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
nancy rubins, crocodylius philodendrus, (2016-17), courtesy of the artist and gagosian
photo by lucy dawkins

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
leo fitzmaurice, arcadia, (2019), copyright the artist; courtesy of the sunday painter
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
nathan coley, the same for everyone (2017), copyright the artist
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
nina saunders, abstract mass, (2008), image copyright the artist, courtesy of new art centre, roche court sculpture park
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
juliana cerqueira leite, climb(2011), copyright the artist, courtesy of TJ boulting
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
reza aramesh, site of the fall-study of the renaissance garden: action 180: at 9:15 am sunday 28 may 1967 (2016), image courtesy of the artist. kindly loaned by the kamel lazaar foundation

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
michael lyons, ‘stagnight’,(1985), kindly loaned by michael lyons
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
shaun C badham, I’M STAYING(2014), copyright the artist, courtesy of bristol biennial and l’étrangère

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
clare jarrett, sari garden(2018), copyright the artist
image © patrick sutherland

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
lawrence weiner, WITHIN A REALM OF RELATIVE FORM A PURSUIT OFFORM AN ESSENTIAL COMPRESSION OF A FORM AN ESSENTIALEXPANSION OF A FORM A DEGRADATION OF A FORM AN OBJECTIFICATION OF WHICHSOEVER FORM ALL TOGETHER NOW, courtesy of the artist and lisson gallery, © 2019 lawrence weiner / DACS, london. 
image © nick turpi

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
kevin francis gray, reclining nude I(2016), courtesy of KFG studio
image © nick turpin

 

19 contemporary sculptures appear across the city center of london
jennifer steinkamp, botanic (2019), courtesy the artist and lehmann maupin, new york, hong kong and seoul

 

 

project info:

 

name:sculpture in the city

location: city of london

artworks: 19

artists: jennifer steinkamp, kevin francis gray, lawrence weiner, clare jarrett, shaun C badham, michael lyons, reza aramesh, juliana cerqueira leite, nina saunders, nathan coley, leo fitzmaurice, nancy rubins, elisa artesero, salvatore arancio, patrick tuttofuoco, jyll bradley, marisa ferreira, do ho suh.

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