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Artworks 02/08/2019

Richard Serra in the Qatari Desert

Set in a natural corridor formed by gypsum plateaus, East-West/West-East spans over a kilometre in length, and crosses …

Artworks 02/06/2019

Paul Ardenne’s new book
Un art écologique. Création plasticienne et anthropocène

Paul Ardenne’s book does not only offer a wealth of historical material on the artistic forms of the …

Artworks 15/05/2019

Rena Detrixhe, Place Out of Matter

A deeply rich earthy red rug welcomes the visitors in the gallery space. It is made of red …

Artworks 07/03/2019

Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels:
interview with Dia curator Kelly Kivland

From 1973-1976, the American artist Nancy Holt (b. 1938 d. 2014) produced a large-scale land art installation in …

Artworks 05/03/2019

The CNAP Public Art Collection

Sculpture Nature met with Philippe Bettinelli, visual arts collection (1961-1990) curator and public art advisor at the CNAP, …

Artworks 16/09/2018

Creation: Julie Navarro, Dissoudre le paysage

On June 16th, 2018, at the Domaine de Suriane in Saint-Chamas (Bouches-du Rhône), Julie Navarro inaugurated the first …

Artworks 20/06/2018

Vassivière Art Center artist residencies

Marianne Lanavère, director of the Vassivière Art Center, Martina Sabbadini, artist and researcher, and Indian artist Hemali Bhuta, …

Artworks 14/06/2018

Art in the Rural Sphere at the CIAP, Vassivière island

The seminar Art in the Rural Sphere has been organised in the framework of the Transhumance exhibition-trail and for …

Vidéo sur l'exposition dédiée à l'artiste sculpteur espagnol Eduardo Chillida, aux Abattoirs de Toulouse en 2018 Artworks 21/05/2018

Eduardo Chillida. La gravedad insistente at Les Abattoirs

In collaboration with the Fundación Eduardo Chillida-Pilar Belzunce, Les Abattoirs, Musée – Frac Occitanie Toulouse offers a monographic …

Artworks 14/03/2018

Toward the invisible. Virginie Luc and her Magicians

An Italian-style format with a grey hardcover… A soft grey onto which the title of the book, Les …

Artworks 01/03/2018

Sheila Hicks: Sculpting Textile

The Centre Pompidou has invited American artist Sheila Hicks for Lignes de vie, a retrospective retracing sixty years …

Artworks 12/02/2018

Catalogue Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The Floating Piers

Following the announcement of a major exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery (London) and an open-sky project in Hyde …

Artworks 14/12/2017

The restoration of Niki de Saint Phalle’s Nana at La Petite Escalère

After four months of restoration, Niki de Saint Phalle’s Nana fountain (1967) has regained its original splendor thanks …

Artworks 26/09/2017


As part of La Forêt d’Art Contemporain, Philippe Fangeaux presents Couleurs (2017), a sculptural ensemble located at La Barp, in …

Artworks 15/09/2017

Dan Graham at La Petite Escalère

Discover the installation of Pavilion for Pisces (2017) by Dan Graham at La Petite Escalère, with Floris Franquet and Harrie …

Artworks 12/06/2017

LAND by A.Gormley, C.Richardson and J.Winterson

Whether you are passionate about art or not, Land is the book that should be on everyone’s bookshelf. …

Artworks 17/03/2017

Material matters: El Anatsui

People passed without noticing. But El stopped to pick up the dusty bag filled with discarded bottle tops, …

Artworks 07/03/2017

DVD Venet / Sculptures

Released shortly after the historic Bernar Venet exhibition at the Château de Versailles in 2011, the documentary Venet …

Artworks 01/03/2017


As regards the horizon – the limit of our view which manifests itself as a line where the …

Artworks 22/02/2017

In the Shade of Trees #1
Ai Weiwei — The Tree Recomposed

Since Antiquity, the tree has intrigued, fascinated, questioned and inspired all fields of creation, thoughts and emotions. Humans’ …

Artworks 21/02/2017

Interview with John Clement

The result of studying and working with such acclaimed artists as Mark di Suvero and John Henry, John …

Artworks 25/01/2017

Land Art by Michael Lailach

The Basic Genre collection from Taschen Books is probably the most famous art book series in the world. …

Artworks 20/01/2017

Ana Teresa Fernández Erases the U.S.-Mexico Border

The far northwest corner of Mexico is a bit peculiar. It is both a place of militarization and …

Artworks 22/11/2016

Silence Buried in White Cement. Petra Noordkamp, Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina, 2015

Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina, 2015 An interview with filmmaker Petra Noordkamp Il Grande Cretto di Gibellina is …

Artworks 14/11/2016

Gloria Friedmann presents Attraction fatale at the Tuileries Garden.

Gloria Friedmann presents « Attraction Fatale » at the Tuileries Garden. This new version of Adam and Eve is part of …

Artworks 07/10/2016

Asier Mendizabal, La chaine et la trame (Urritza), 2016 at La Petite Escalère

A site specific installation by Spanish artist Asier Mendizabal on view at La Petite Escalère. Asier Mendizabal, La …

Artworks 22/09/2016

Rachel Labastie, Enlisement (Run aground), 2016

French artist Rachel Labastie presents Enlisement (2016) : a sculpture representing a boat half buried in mud at the site of Izadia (Anglet). …

Artworks 02/09/2016

Walking through Central Park with Tatiana Trouvé

It’s her first public commission in the United States.  Italian artist Tatiana Trouvé was inspired by the miles …

Artworks 28/08/2016

Landscapes for Art. Contemporary Sculpture Parks

Landscapes for Art, Contemporary Sculpture Parks, edited in 2008 by Glenn Harper and Twylene Moyer, respectively Editor and …

Artworks 28/06/2016

Discovering Art in Nature: Two Guides on Outdoor Art Throughout the World.

Here are two publications on the topic of sculpture gardens and parks and outdoor art throughout the world. …

Artworks 16/06/2016

Creation: Théodora Barat Artist-in-Residence at La Petite Escalère

« Ils allaient obscurs, dans la nuit solitaire »…1 In 2014, artist Théodora Barat spent a month at …

Artworks 06/05/2016

The Parliament of Reality, Olafur Eliasson

It is a place to gather and discuss in the Hudson Valley, upstate New York. An island at …

Artworks 06/04/2016

The Forty-Part Motet : 40 speakers, 40 voices. A Janet Cardiff sound installation.

 40 loud speakers in an empty room overlooking the garden. The installation is simple but the experience amazingly beautiful. …

Artworks 01/04/2016

An Egg-Shaped Auditorium for the Garden of Inhotim in Brazil

German industrial designer Ingo Maurer specializes in light installations. For the sculpture park of Inhotim in Brazil, he …

Artworks 30/03/2016

Tuileries Garden: Penone, Moore, Dubuffet and many more…

Did you know that while visiting the Tuileries Garden you can discover year round sculptures by artists such …

Artworks 22/03/2016

Maillol at the Jardin des Tuileries

The reopening of the Musée Maillol is scheduled for September 2016. Meanwhile, visitors can admire twenty of the …

Artworks 14/03/2016

Louise Bourgeois at the Jardin des Tuileries

Intertwined hands laid on five granite stones, varying in size from 20 to 30 inches wide and high… …

Artworks 18/02/2016

Animitas or the Music of Souls : In the World’s Driest Desert, a Poetic Sound Installation by Christian Boltanski

  Animitas is the most recent large scale outdoor installation by French sculptor Christian Boltanski. It is installed …

Artworks 09/02/2016

The Wall that Went for a Walk

It is the story of a wall that went for a walk in the United States… The first …

Artworks 07/07/2015

Mary Miss’s South Cove

Mary Miss belongs to a generation of New York-based women artists whose work first was recognized in the …

Artworks 14/04/2015

MoMA Director’s Passion for Henri Matisse

In connection with the Matisse exhibition The Cut–Outs, MoMA director Glenn Lowry invites us to the sculpture garden …

Artworks 06/04/2015

Andy Goldsworthy’s Ephemeral Refuges

In 2008, British artist Andy Goldsworthy came to La Petite Escalère along with his team of Scottish masons …

Artworks 03/04/2015

Spotlight on Alberto Giacometti in MoMA Sculpture Garden in New York

This Tall Figure by Alberto Giacometti is one of MoMA director Glenn Lowry’s favorite sculptures. A large number …

Artworks 02/04/2015

L’artiste contemporain et la nature

At the end of the 1960s, “artists come out of the art studio” and venture into cities, gardens, …

Artworks 01/03/2015

Sam Falls colors the outdoors

It is a maze of colors installed in a New York public garden and which will go through …

Artworks 31/01/2015

In New York City, George Sherwood’s kinetic art scintillates by the Hudson River

Along the Hudson River, on the Greenwich Village side, passersby can discover six kinetic sculptures by American artist …

Artworks 15/01/2015

Sol LeWitt in the Garden

Those who are familiar with American conceptual artist Sol LeWitt (1928-2007) and his murals and sculptures (which he …

Artworks 11/01/2015

Zao Wou-Ki’s Les Fonds Marins restored

« Les Fonds Marins » is one of the very few mosaics by Zao Wou-Ki (1921-2013). It was created in …

Artworks 01/01/2015

Sculpture Today by Judith Collins

« Sculpture in expansion »… This could well be an alternate title for this 485-page book, which explores contemporary sculpture …

Artworks 01/01/2015

A whirlwind of sculptures on Park Avenue in New York

Since 1969, sculpture installations by world renowned artists such as Bernar Venet, Dubuffet, Robert Indiana and Manolo Valdes …

Artworks 29/12/2014

Students get trained on the playground

In 1994, artist Federica Matta imagined a children’s playhouse for a private garden located in the southwest of …