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Posts Tagged: Sculpture

Between Poetry and Sculpture

£3 Booking essential Jo Melvin, Director of the Estate of Barry Flanagan, discusses the poetics of Flanagan’s practice. She is joined by the artist Roger Moss who worked with Flanagan on sculptural processes, including dying rope and hardening canvas. Please book online or call Ikon Shop on 0121 248 0711. Online booking closes at 4pm… Read more »

Public Art in Birmingham

Free, suggested donation £3* Booking essential Aston Students’ Union, 8 Coleshill Street, B4 7BX Jonathan Watkins gives a keynote talk on twenty years of Ikon’s off-site programme, including internationally renowned artists Gillian Wearing, Shimabuku, Katharina Grosse, Julian Opie and Marko Mäetamm. It reflects on a dynamic local context for Mäetamm’s new public sculpture for Aston… Read more »

Barry Flanagan – Monument (1996)

Jo Melvin, Director of The Estate of Barry Flanagan, discusses Flanagan’s large bronze sculpture Monument (1966). Barry Flanagan 18 September — 24 November 2019 This is a major survey of work by Barry Flanagan, one of Britain’s most inventive sculptors, filling Ikon’s two floors of gallery space entirely. Curated by Jo Melvin, it brings together… Read more »

How a Bronze Sculpture is Made: AB Fine Art Foundry

Many of Barry Flanagan’s bronze sculptures have been, and still are, cast at AB Fine Art. Foundry Technician Chloë walks through the processes involved in making bronze sculptures, from the initial wax casting stage to the final stages of patination. Barry Flanagan 18 September — 24 November 2019 This is a major survey of work… Read more »

Exhibition opening: Barry Flanagan

Free entry Join us to celebrate the opening night of the forthcoming exhibition Barry Flanagan. Pay bar. The exhibition is supported by Brindleyplace, The Estate of Barry Flanagan and Waddington Custot. Key loans have been made possible through The Ferryman Project: Sharing Works of Art which is supported by National Lottery players through the National Lottery Heritage Fund, the John Ellerman Foundation and Art… Read more »

Installation Time-Lapse: Barry Flanagan, Large Troubador

Barry Flanagan 18 September — 24 November 2019 Large Troubador, Bronze (2004) 185.1 x 140 x 114 cm For Barry Flanagan, sculpture was as much performance, sound, light as it was bronze and carving. The exposure of process and method is something he consistently performed in every medium he used throughout his career. He frequently… Read more »

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