On the Channel Island of Guernsey, there exists a famous international hub for modern day sculpture. The Artparks Sculpture Park show over two hundred contemporary sculptures every year. The place hosts nearly a hundred artists from all across the globe. This artistic sanctuary was the brainchild of Charles Saumarez Smith BE, who was the director of the National Portrait Gallery at the time of its establishment. The park was founded in 1998 by Peter de Sausmarez through his own finnancial means. Among many of the artists who have exhibited at the Artparks Sculpture Park, famous personalities include the likes of Marie Ackers, Dawn Benson, Paul Riley, Kenneth Potts and Barry Sutton.
Open everyday from 10am to 5pm, the park is a beautiful place to bask and relax in the ambiance of contemporary art and sculpture.
The world’s largest fine art trade show…
The Art Expo will be held during March 25-27 at pier 94 on the Hudson River. Among the artists participating will be mixed media sculptors Roswitha Zentler-von Helly, Fabienne Bismuth Jennifer Contini Enderby. During its long 32 year history, the Artexpo New York has brought together some of the world’s most renowned artists, including Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Leroy Neiman.
The event will feature some of the world’s most esteemed artists and galleries as well as thousands of dealers, collectors and enthusiasts from several continents. They also offer three days of conference classes and seminars regarding the different media and styles of art. Independent emerging artists will be glad to hear that the SOLO show aspect of the Expo will be returning this year along with the “Best in Show awards” to be judged by the SOLO jury.
Be sure to mark that date on your calendar so you don’t miss this breathtaking and fulfilling event in 2011.