Sculpture

Frieze to open delayed sculpture show at New York's Rockefeller Center in September

Free-to-visit, open air exhibition includes site specific works by Ghada Amer, Beatriz Cortez and Andy Goldsworthy

Obituariesfeature

Remembering Christo: a master wrapper whose boundless tenacity and charm redefined how art transforms its surroundings

With his late wife, Jeanne-Claude, the artist was a dreamer who got to realise his monumental, but ephemeral, dreams, all of them self-funded

Essex’s unlikely sculpture town is set for a renaissance

Built in the wake of the Second World War, Harlow maintains a remarkable collection with pieces by Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth and Rodin

Booksreview

Alexander Calder, master of time and space: erudite biography captures artist's full ambition

Second volume of a wide-ranging biography gives us the fun-loving, sophisticated man, as his work developed from delicate mobiles to firmly grounded ‘stabiles’

Windrush sculptures honouring UK's Caribbean immigrants to be unveiled in London

Leading black artists Thomas J. Price and Veronica Ryan's works in Hackney are due to be completed in 2021

Adam Henein—the Egyptian sculptor who spent a decade restoring the Great Sphinx—has died, aged 91

Rose Issa, curator and friend of the artist, shares the life story of one of the most important sculptors in the Arab world

While in lockdown, UK's Sainsbury Centre acquires major works by sculptor Elisabeth Frink

Acquisition from the artist's estate heralds a wave of works being dispersed across UK public collections

'Intrusive addition': Antony Gormley’s memorial to mathematician Alan Turing draws fire

Some critics support the proposed sculpture for Cambridge University while others question the competition process

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

Kara Walker’s celebrated Tate fountain—closed to the public early due to coronavirus—will be destroyed

The artist had previously said that she hoped “some aspect of it would have another life”

A behind-the-scenes look at Storm King in the off-season

While some sculptures go into hibernation, curators let winter work its magic on others

Semperbau museum in Dresden, home to Vermeer's hidden cupid painting, reopens after €49m renovation

The 19th-century palace is returning to the idea of showing sculpture alongside its Old Masters

Iraqi-US artist Michael Rakowitz's new anti-war monument in Margate points accusing finger at UK government

Seafront commission, which references the invasion of Iraq in 2003, is part of England’s Creative Coast: Waterfronts initiative

What can mysterious markings in stone teach us about British art?

Research for a new book begins with a pilgrimage to find prehistoric rock art in northern England

Beverly Pepper, sculptor of colossal forms, has died, aged 97

Artist reveled in the corrosion and patination of her towering creations

‘Who put a price on my head?’ Mayfair gallery’s show of coal miners’ bronze busts sparks controversy

Sculptures are a ‘preview’ of a public commission by Laurence Edwards due to be unveiled in Doncaster in May

Blitz, bodies and the British landscape: Bill Brandt and Henry Moore’s intertwining careers explored in new show

The assistant curator Clare Nadal talks us through five key images from The Hepworth Wakefield’s exhibition

As debate rages around controversial US monuments, New York park invites artists to make their own

The year-long programme Monuments Now at Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens aims to evaluate ideas around public art

Trampolining in a Saudi Arabian valley? First look at the interactive art biennial Desert X AlUla

Inaugural edition of the monumental show, opening this Friday, is free to the public

Naum Gabo’s ‘art for the modern world’ returns to Cornwall for first major exhibition in 30 years

Sculptures and drawings by the Russian Constructivist who “lived his life out of a suitcase” to go on show at Tate St Ives—close to where he once lived.

Desert X AlUla—the inaugural art biennial in a historic Saudi Arabian valley—announces participants

Wael Shawky, Superflex and eL Seed are among the artists who will base works on the ancient history of the region

Booksreview

Born of hate and contempt, how the Bargello's extraordinary collection of medieval ivories came to be

Book tells the tale of how Italian museum amassed such a vast array of important sculptures thanks to Frenchman Louis-Claude Carrand

Andy Goldsworthy’s Walking Wall unites and delights in Kansas City

The artist’s fragmented installation for the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has completed its trek through time and space

Permanent a-peel: $120,000 banana will enter museum collection

Miami collectors William and Beatrice Cox will donate the fruit piece to an unnamed institution

Antony Gormley in talks with French government over sculpture project in Brittany

Brexit is a disaster for the UK, says the sculptor as he unveils his Field for the British Isles installation at Firstsite gallery in Colchester

Futurist masterpiece by Umberto Boccioni could sell at Christie's for up to $4.5m

A different version of the sculpture Unique Forms of Continuity in Space sold at the auction house in 1975 for $41,000

Phyllida Barlow sculpture to pop up in partially ruined, gothic chapel in London cemetery

Studio Voltaire’s ambitious off-site programme also includes commissions by Monster Chetwynd and Dawn Mellor

The Empire strikes back? Kara Walker's fountain makes a splash at Tate

US artist takes on British Empire’s legacy and the Transatlantic salve trade in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall