sculpture

Hippo sculpture stolen from Chilstone ornament makers

Image copyright Kent Police Image caption Police said five people were needed to lift the ornament An “extremely heavy” bronze hippo has been stolen from a luxury garden ornament business. The three-quarter tonne beast, described…



Appeal to return 1970s sculpture to Cardiff

Image copyright Garth Evans Image caption The sculpture, pictured in 1972, evokes a “hammer-like” tool An appeal has been launched to bring back to Cardiff a large steel sculpture that was last displayed in the…


Messenger: ‘UK’s largest’ sculpture being built in Powys

The UK’s largest cast bronze sculpture is being built by about 30 people at the Castle Fine Art Foundry in Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys. Designed by sculptor Joseph Hillier, the 7m (23ft) sculpture called Messenger will be…


Plymouth theatre’s bronze sculpture will be ‘UK’s largest’

Image copyright Theatre Royal Image caption This is what Messenger will look like when the 7m (23ft) high sculpture is installed A piece of art inspired by an actor’s on-stage pose will be the UK’s…


Rodin’s The Kiss sculpture has a temporary new home, in Ipswich

Rodin’s The Kiss was once voted Britain’s favourite work of art. Now the sculpture is on display at Christchurch Mansion in Ipswich, in an exhibition exploring the story behind it, and its impact on the…


Cerith Wyn Evans’ glass pipes win £30,000 Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

Image copyright David Lindsay Image caption Composition For 37 Flutes can be seen and heard at the Hepworth Wakefield gallery A giant instrument made of 37 crystal glass pipes created by artist Cerith Wyn Evans…


Mo Salah: Unusual sculpture of Liverpool star unveiled in Egypt

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The artwork of Salah recreates his famous goal celebration pose A sculpture of Liverpool and Egypt football star Mohamed Salah unveiled in his home country is raising eyebrows on…


Dunbar John Muir bear sculpture to go ahead

Image copyright Andy Scott Images of a five-metre (16ft) high steel bear that is to be erected in Dunbar, East Lothian, have been released. Planning permission for the bear, sculpted by Scottish artist Andy Scott,…


Family’s fight to save Cardiff’s ‘landmark’ sculpture

Image copyright Glyn Owen Image caption Part of the sculpture is built on an electricity substation The family of an artist who created a “landmark” sculpture have been backed by hundreds of people in their…


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