Art at Regent’s Place - Frieze Sculpture 2018

Posted by Regent's Place on 10th July 2018 | comments

an image

Here at Regent’s Place we love exploring our neighbourhood. This summer why not take some time out to visit nearby Regent’s Park where the annual Frieze Sculpture presentation is on display in the beautiful English Gardens to early October? Showcasing 25 varied artworks by international artists, this outdoor display is free to view.

Keen to offer an insight into the diverse nature of contemporary sculpture, Frieze Sculpture’s curator, Clare Lilley, Director of Programmes at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, has aimed to showcase a series of artworks which explores a wide range of concepts and media by artists from different generations and backgrounds.

Kimsooja Cornell - A Needle Woman: Galaxy was a Memory, Earth is a Souvenir, 2014
- Kimsooja Cornell - A Needle Woman: Galaxy was a Memory, Earth is a Souvenir, 2014

Reference is made to figures and the natural world through a range of figurative works including Barry Flanagan’s jubilant and joyous Large Nijinski on Anvil Point (2001), alongside Laura Ford’s playful and yet intriguing Dancing Clog Girls I-III (2015). Structural pieces include Holiday Home (Regent’s Park) by Richard Woods, a sculpture one third the size of an actual house, and Kimsooja’s 14-metre-high A Needle Woman : Galaxy was a Memory, Earth is a Souvenir, developed with Cornell University’s Council for the Arts as part of their 2014 Biennial.

In addition, new for this year is MTEC’s support of young galleries and emerging artists. Their specialist art handling teams are providing all installation and handling charges free of charge for two London based galleries - Hannah Barry Gallery, presenting Treadpans by James Cooper, and Copperfield Gallery, showing Larry Achiampong’s Pan American Flags for the Relic Travellers’ Alliance.

Richard Woods - Holiday Home (Regent's Park)
- Richard Woods - Holiday Home (Regent's Park), 2018

Inspired? Make the most of your visit with the Frieze Sculpture App. Also, don’t forget, you can see more world-class artwork here on campus at Regent’s Place including Sir Antony Gormley RA’s cast iron Reflection and Gary Hume RA’s monumental Pecking Bird. Download the guide here or pick up a copy from one of our reception desks.

We’d love to hear what thoughts these pieces of art provokes, so get your picnic bag ready and be sure to tag us in all of your photos @RegentsPlace


- Laura Ford - Dancing Clog Girls I-III, 2015

A post by Regent's Place

Regent’s Place is a 13 acre, fully managed mixed use campus in London’s West End that is currently occupied by over 20,000 workers and residents.

Latest news

In conversation with: David Tovey, Founding Director of the One Festival of Homeless Arts

Posted on 15th October 2019

In this edition, our Community Manager Rose Alexander sits down for a conversation with David Tovey, [...]

Introducing DON Hairport

Posted on 04th September 2019

This month, Don Hairport hairdressing salon opens its doors at Regent's Place. A first in hair salon design, Hairport combines [...]

Summer drinks, done sustainably

Posted on 24th August 2019

Be kind to your body and the planet with our plant-based vegan garden bar this summer. Head to the tipi on the [...]

October 2019