The British Council presents folly, an ambitious sculptural installation by Phyllida Barlow conceived and created for the British Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia. Commenting on the exhibition,...Show More Summary
For years, Barlow explains, ‘I was battling with, “When is a work finished?”. So, my awareness that there is nothing permanent in the urban environment – in a sense, the work was already reflecting that. Its political content, if you like, is about the lack of permanence, the lack of consistency, the fragility of life.’
Phyllida Barlow has been selected by the British Council to represent Britain at the 57th Venice International Art Biennale. She will present a major solo show in the British Pavilion, which will run from 13 May to 26 November 2017. The Artistic Director of the 57th International Art Biennale will be Christine Macel. Show More Summary
The British sculptor Phyllida Barlow has had a strange and unique career up to now. Born in 1944 in Newcastle upon Tyne, her first exhibition was held at the legendary ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) in London in 1965. Throughout...Show More Summary
An exhibition by the four artists shortlisted for the inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture - Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon, Helen Marten and David Medalla ? opens at The Hepworth Wakefield on 21 October 2016. The show, which includes new and recent work, is the most ambitious ever mounted by the gallery. Show More Summary
The Fruitmarket Gallery?s summer exhibition is a major exhibition of new work made specially for The Fruitmarket Gallery by Phyllida Barlow, one of the international art world?s brightest stars. Born in Newcastle in 1944, and with aShow More Summary
Ramshackle sculptures that look ready to collapse.
Credits: Phyllida Barlow: dock 2014 J Fernandes, Tate Photography Barlow's colossal, sprawling sculptures inspired by London's chaotic riverfront wow critics Hot Ticket Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 7:36am What you need to know Tate Britain has unveiled Phyllida Barlow's new sculptural installation for 2014. Show More Summary
Tate Britain today unveiled dock 2014, the largest and most ambitious work to date by sculptor Phyllida Barlow (b. 1944). The work has been created for the annual Tate Britain Commission 2014, supported by Sotheby?s. The commission invites...Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_64440" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Phyllida Barlow at the Tate Britain. Image via: The Guardian[/caption] The LA Times’s Deborah Vankin got into James Turrell’s Perceptual Cell at LACMA, which has a year-long waiting list and a $45 ticket. Show More Summary
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Phyllida Barlow. Barlow’s work is included in the Carnegie International, which is on view at the Carnegie Museum of Art through March 16, 2014. In addition, the Norton Museum of Art is showing “Phyllida Barlow: HOARD,” through February 23, 2014. Briton Barlow may be the most prominent European artist with [...]
As my colleague Thomas Micchelli pointed out in his review of siege, Phyllida Barlow’s exhibition of sculpture at the New Museum earlier this year, she has something in common with Hans Hoffman. Both were teachers who have an impressive roster of distinguished students. Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY.- Hauser & Wirth New York presents ?...later?, an exhibition of new work by celebrated British artist Phyllida Barlow. Opening 5 November 2012, this dense and exuberant sequence of installations is Barlow?s US follow-up to her recent solo show ?siege? at the New Museum in New York City. Show More Summary
After last week’s post on Phyllida Barlow’s solo turn on the fourth floor of the New Museum, it seemed apropos to mention the exhibition one flight down, which is devoted to one of her better-known students from London’s Slade School, Tacita Dean: Five Americans.
Phyllida Barlow’s installation at the New Museum, siege, doesn’t waste any time telling you who’s boss. Post-industrial, post-modern — post-everything but post-sculptural — it all but pushes you back inside the elevator.
On a dull, wet day a few weeks back I wandered into the New Museum on New York’s Bowery. It was a pleasant surprise to see the sign for Siege, a new show by the British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, whose work I had first encountered at the Serpentine Gallery in London some years earlier. Returning [...]
NEW YORK, NY.- The New Museum presents the first New York solo exhibition of the work of British sculptor Phyllida Barlow. For her New Museum presentation, Barlow has created a new, site-specific sculptural installation in the Museum?s fourth floor gallery. Show More Summary
GATESHEAD.- SWITCH, selected by internationally renowned artist Phyllida Barlow, is the opening exhibition at BALTIC 39, a new hub for contemporary art located on High Bridge in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne. The exhibition features 13 artists based in London and opened to the public this past Friday 6 April 2012. Show More Summary