Outdoor sculpture

An outdoor exhibition returns to Joshua Tree, the California desert’s art boomtown

The latest edition of High Desert Test Sites opens as the desert around Joshua Tree is becoming an increasingly popular destination for art-lovers and tourists

Los Angeles artist Lauren Halsey will create the Metropolitan Museum’s next rooftop commission

The immersive work will feature symbolism from utopian to architecture and ancient Egyptian art, as well as references to South Central Los Angeles

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Making works in the wilderness: artists of Desert X AlUla explain how they took on the testing terrain

On the occasion of the Saudi outdoor art exhibition's opening, four artists—Zeinab Alhashemi, Dana Awartani, Shezad Dawood and Stephanie Deumer—discuss their projects in the desert

Martin Puryear to create permanent sculpture for Storm King Art Center

The dome-like work marks the first time the artist will work with brick as a material

Police appeal for information after Kansas City's 7ft-tall bronze statue of Native American woman disappears into thin air

Memorial sculpture, valued at $80,000, may have been stolen so the metal could be sold to a scrapyard

The best art day trips you can take from Berlin, London and New York

From crumbling castles to beach huts and giant chalk drawings on the English coast, there's no need for PCR tests if you live near these local gems

Date confirmed for Christo wrap of Arc de Triomphe in Paris

The artist's posthumous project was delayed due to Covid-19

From a huge Janus to a giant worm: seven site-specific sculptures spring up along the English coast

The Waterfronts commissions, by artists such as Michael Rakowitz and Katrina Palmer, have been created in collaboration with organisations like Turner Contemporary and the Folkestone Triennial

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From Bridgerton vibes to fantastical fireworks: here are the best arty staycation spots in the UK

Summer is coming! And with a cultural cornucopia of delights to enjoy here at home who needs to holiday abroad anyway?

Marc Quinn’s BLM protestor statue could be reinstalled on Bristol plinth that held slave trader monument

Sculpture of Edward Colston was pulled down by activists last summer and will now be placed in a museum

After an extended fight, acclaimed sculptural installation will leave National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington

An accord calls for Elyn Zimmerman’s Marabar to head to a new site, with the move and reinstallation financed by the society

Enormous vulva sculpture in Brazil sparks conservative outrage

Juliana Notari's work was installed days after President Bolsonaro vowed to never legalise abortion

Three winter art walks you can enjoy in England this weekend

From Henry Moore's sculpture garden to five miles of towering works along London's first public art walk

Storm King to install Sarah Sze sculpture in 2021—its first new permanent work in more than a decade

The outdoor sculpture park also plans to host an indoor show of her work, with social distancing rules in mind, and will unveil a new sculpture by Rashid Johnson that reflects on surviving a crisis

A breath of fresh air: The Clark opens its first outdoor exhibition

Known for its esteemed collection of European and American paintings and art historical research library, the institution's 140-acre meadow now features contemporary sculptures set against the bucolic landscape of the Berkshire Highlands in Massachusetts

Miró Labyrinth meanders towards restoration at south of France's Maeght Foundation

Conservation project tackles damage to Joan Miró's terraced maze of sculptures and ceramics in grounds of Modern art museum

Three outdoor exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From empathetic documentary photography in King's Cross to Cauleen Smith's Covid Diary broadcast at Piccadilly Circus Lights

'Trying to tap into the memory of the place': As Storm King turns 60, artists reflect on the storied outdoor art centre

Beyond its visually rapturous value, the Storm King region also had a pivotal but lesser-known role in the development of US environmental law and policy

US sculpture parks shift seasonal programming as they grapple with state re-opening mandates

As more states across the US lift lockdown measures, many outdoor art centres are unclear on how to implement and enforce social distancing guidelines

The best may be yet to come for Shakespeare monument in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's £30,000 appeal aims to restore ambitious sculpture of the Bard in grounds of his former home

Art world figures protest plan to dismantle sculptural installation in Washington, DC

Arrangement of boulders around reflecting pool on National Geographic Society campus is cited as a landscape art masterpiece

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Inhotim's attendance stabilises months after tragic collapse of nearby mining dam

The arts and botanical centre is a vital source of economic welfare for the rural region

Europe's largest public sculpture to be unveiled on Belgian motorway in October

The 60m roadside steel sculpture by French artist Bernar Venet was rejected by the French government 35 years ago

Storm King installs sky-high sculpture by Mark di Suvero

The work—the tallest of the artist’s career—has travelled from France to upstate New York

Critic's pick of Yorkshire Sculpture International

The new event posits the Northern English county as a prime arts destination

Olafur Eliasson commissioned to light up the Arc de Triomphe

Project is part of the City of Paris's programme of raising its image ahead of the 2024 Games

In pictures: dirty puppets, talking trees and flagging immigration at Art Basel's Parcours

This year's edition of the citywide exhibition explores the boundaries of sculpture in the public space

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Tibetan Buddhism on the battlefield to Theresa Chromati's women on a journey

Monumental art and walks on water: New Orleans Museum of Art opens expanded sculpture garden

Works by Frank Stella and Ursula von Rydingsvard take their place in lagoon landscape of New Orleans City Park