From bronze monsters sculptures to giant pineapples, the Frieze Sculpture has landed last week in Regent’s Park, London, until October 31. This art event is set to call a lot of attention, as the desire for outdoor art consumption keeps increases. I Lobo You will share with you what to expect from Frieze Sculpture 2021.
Architecture, displacement, geopolitical power structures, environmental concerns, and endangered futures are some of the themes confronted at this sculpture art event.
Participants are a variety of artists, from all over the world, including Rasheed Araeen, Daniel Arsham, Anthony Caro, Gisela Colón, José Pedro Croft, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Stoyan Dechev, Ibrahim El-Salahi, Divya Mehra, Annie Morris, Isamu Noguchi, Jorge Otero-Pailos, Solange Pessoa, Vanessa da Silva, Tatiana Wolska, Rose Wylie and Yunizar.
Each Frieze Sculpture installation brings such a different picture of sculptural practice and it’s heartening that this year is especially global, including artists who herald from South America, South and North Africa, Indonesia, Pakistan, the USA and Canada, and from across Europe. Although the artists span three generations, I see exciting sculptural conversations across time and geography, and while many sculptures here relate to social and environmental concerns, there is much-heightened colour and dextrous handling of material, resulting in an overall sense that is celebratory.Clare Lilley, director of programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, who is creating Frieze Sculpture for the ninth year.
Besides all the amazing and striking sculptures, the event features an exciting new addition, Serpentine Galleries, and Sumayya Vally, founder of architectural practice Counterspace will present Fragment of Serpentine Pavilion for Frieze Sculpture Park, 2021. This is the first time a public institution has participated in Frieze Sculpture.