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Sculpture parks

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

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William Shakespeare

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

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Public art

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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The Buck stopped here

Art world fights to preserve former gardener's fantastical kingdom of historic figures

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Brazil

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

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Bernar Venet

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

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Public art

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

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Commissions

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

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

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

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Openings

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

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Exhibitions

Twelve exhibitions not to miss during Frieze New York

From the Leipzig School artist Neo Rauch at the Drawing Center, to Nari Ward at the New Museum, there's plenty to see around New York City during Frieze

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The Buck stopped here

Gavin Turk takes his eggs giant and bronze at Somerset House ovular unveiling

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In the frame

Ey up: Damien Hirst will allas luv t’Yorkshire

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In the frame

Wilding & Richardson wow in South Kensington

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Museums & Heritage

Hiroshi Sugimoto to redesign Hirshhorn's sculpture garden

The renovation taps into the spirit of the founding architect, Gordon Bunshaft

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Public art

Siah Armajani: making magic for the masses

The Met Breuer and Public Art Fund showcase Siah Armajani, the Iranian-born artist whose work mixes philosophy and whimsy

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Exhibitions

Iranian artist and activist Siah Armajani builds bridges in New York

The artist will recreate one of his best-known works in Brooklyn Bridge Park to coincide with his retrospective at the Met Breuer

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Exhibitions

Frieze lets the sculptures play outside before the big tents arrive

The Frieze Sculpture exhibition is to precede the fair this year

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Exhibitions

David Smith’s sculptures get some space to breathe at Storm King

This will be the first exhibition to focus on Smith's use of the colour white

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Sculpture

French collector Edouard Carmignac plans offshore sculpture park

It will be situated in Porquerolles, near St Tropez, and be funded by the Cermignac Gestion Foundation

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Sculpture

Collector plans sculpture park to “celebrate women”

Sense of embarrassment about real estate investor’s concept

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Collectors

Collector forced to remove Kiefer sculpture from his property after it is legally classified as a 'structure'

Andrew Hall says he will now loan the piece to Mass MoCA

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Henry Moore

Henry Moore Foundation vetoes plan to build replica of The Arch

An Italian-American collector had offered $1 million for the project

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Henry Moore

Italian collector steps in to save Moore’s Arch

He will also fund a replica better suited to the British climate

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December 1998

Action urgently needed to save Brancusi’s Endless Column

The most important outdoor sculpture of this century has been ravaged by rust, pollution, politics and conservation debates

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National Trust

Ha-Ha: the National Trust goes contemporary with outdoor art

England's stately homes embrace Davey and Goldsworthy