Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945

Breaking the Mould: Sculpture by Women since 1945
The Box, Plymouth

When: 26 March 2022 to 05 June 2022
Where: The Box, Plymouth and The Levinsky Gallery, Plymouth University
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Cost: Free entry
Suitable for: Any age

Open Tuesdays to Sundays and Bank Holidays from 10am-5pm.

'Breaking the Mould' is the first survey of post-war British sculpture by women in a public institution. Spanning more than 70 years and exploring the work of over 50 sculptors, this exhibition provides a radical recalibration, addressing the many accounts of British sculpture that have marginalised women or airbrushed their work from art history altogether.

All the works in this exhibition have been selected from the Arts Council Collection and highlight its long-term commitment to women working in sculpture, as well as the strength and diversity of a wide range of practitioners.

The selected works are split into three themes: Figured, Formed and Found, which in turn are split across the venues of St Lukes (at The Box) and the Levinsky Gallery (at the Arts Institute, Plymouth University).

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