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ART at 33

ART AT 33 is a changing sculpture exhibition, showcasing a varied programme of artwork in the reception of 33 Davies Street. The exhibition has been designed to introduce different types of sculpture, techniques and artistic language to tenants and visitors of the building, helping to create an enjoyable and stimulating space. In its third year we have extended the programme by inviting the tenants to be more involved in the selection process. The first ‘tenant curators’ commence this new...

Jun 6th, 2017

By Catherine Thomas

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Latest Sculpture at Grosvenor

Arriving to a very warm reception at 33 Davies Street 'Merriment' by Lucy Unwin will be in residence for the next six months. The inspiration for both Unwin’s steel and stone work derives from natural forms, be it organic shapes found in nature or, the human figure itself. In particular, the steel work explores how the posture of the human body can represent feeling and emotion, from the solitary figure standing alone in contemplation to these dancers interacting with each other lost in their...

Sep 22nd, 2016

By Catherine Thomas

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Sculpture Programme

  Our fourth installation in Grosvenor's six monthly sculpture changeover programme sees a series of sculptures by Ruth Moilliett. Inspired by the plant kingdom Moilliet draws the viewer’s attention to both the overall spectacle and individual beauty of a plant or flower. An initial response to a flower is that it is a delicate and beautiful object, something that can be picked or crushed. This may be true of an individual bloom but a plants continued lifecycle and relentless growth makes...

Apr 1st, 2016

By Catherine Thomas

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Poetry as Public Art

A really inspiring meeting with Johnathan Edwards today to discuss an unusual and very exciting public art commission, combining poetry and moss (!) Johnathan came to our attention after his first published collection of Poetry 'My Family and Other Superheroes'won the 2014 Costa Poetry Prize. We love his authentic, moving and often surreal portrayl of his family and Valley life. “Joyous, brilliant and moving“ The Costa Judges

Nov 10th, 2015

By Catherine Thomas

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In the Heart of Mayfair

Art Acumen are curating a sculpture programme for long-term client Grosvenor. Their grade A office scheme in Mayfair, located at one of London’s most prestigious addresses opposite Claridge's hotel "sets a new standard in West End office design and service, preparing for the dynamic change that Crossrail will bring to Mayfair in 2018" Grosvenor Our first installment is a sculpture by Jilly Sutton, who's inspiration comes from the ancient trees and woodland that surround her studio and the home...

Mar 30th, 2015

By Catherine Thomas