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£3 (free concessions)
60 minutes (no interval)
Natalie Rudd, Senior Curator, Arts Council Collection, talks about the curation of the Breaking the Mould exhibition and some of the issues it raises as the first major survey of post-war British sculpture by women.
Many of the represented artists have challenged ingrained notions of sculpture as a ‘male occupation’ by embracing new materials, subjects and approaches. Others have avoided institutional bias by producing work for alternative spaces or the public domain.
L-R: Icon, 1957 by Barabara Hepworth; Eriabo Part of Audience and Iriabo and Child Part of Audience, 1986 by Sokari Douglas Camp; NUD CYCLADIC 7, 2010 by Sarah Lucas.
An Arts Council Collection Touring Exhibition