New publication and exhibition

A new 40 page publication by Peter Hall and Marilyn Scott – with an introduction by Yorkshire Sculpture Park curator Helen Pheby – is unveiled for the travelling exhibition which opens on Wednesday 17th July at Woking Lightbox. It will be available at an exhibition-discounted rate of £5 from The Lightbox or later at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (14 September-3 November). If you cannot easily attend either exhibition, please make contact and we can send you one at the same rate plus £1 postage. Other news: I have chosen a new stone to be worked at RSPB Pulborough Brooks in the … Continue reading New publication and exhibition

Woking, an early Epstein portrait and a link to a lost work

I happened upon Jacob Epstein’s Italian Peasant Woman in Shawl recently, part of the remarkable sculptures in the Ingram Collection of Modern British Art assembled by media entrepreneur Chris Ingram, who has enabled his home town of Woking to see art which might normally grace the likes of Tate Britain, via its loan to the Marks Barfield-designed Lightbox Museum and Gallery. Julia Barfield and David Marks were behind the London Eye and the Woking building is similarly worth seeing. The Peasant Woman head was created in 1907, at around the time Epstein was given the commission for 18 figures on the British Medical … Continue reading Woking, an early Epstein portrait and a link to a lost work