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

Farewell to the Jerwood Sculpture Collection

Most of the Jerwood Sculpture Collection is being auctioned at Sothebys, London in May 2012 to ‘enhance its dedicated support of the visual and performing arts’. I suppose such reinvestment must be supported albeit cautiously, despite the collection breaking up to move to pastures new. After the death of founder John Jerwood in 1991, the vision for the collection developed under the influence of Jerwood Foundation Chairman Alan Grieve and opened to the public at Witley Court in Worcestershire in 2000; its first acquisition was Elisabeth Frink’s Walking Man. It subsequently moved to Ragley Hall in 2005 and has been a collection well worth visiting as the original 1960-1980s sculptures were figuratively … Continue reading Farewell to the Jerwood Sculpture Collection