new exhibitions
YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK

West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG
01924 832 631

www.ysp.co.uk
info@ysp.co.uk

Grounds 10-6, Galleries 10-5

1 mile from M1 junction 38 Wakefield Westgate

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ALFREDO JAAR – IT IS DIFFICULT
Mar 22, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30pm talk/event
A powerful and captivating speaker, Alfredo Jaar discusses the inspiration behind his most recent projects, including the creation of The Garden of Good and Evil and his YSP exhibition.
 
Jaar is known as of one of the most uncompromising, compelling, and innovative artists working today. Born in Chile and now living and working in New York, Jaar’s provocative projects have been shown all over the world. This event presents a rare opportunity to hear the artist talk about his experience and profound practice, which spans across film, photography and installation to cast light on aspects of current world affairs that are seldom explored in international news reporting.
 
Further details
– Please meet at YSP Centre 10 minutes before the start time
– Refreshments and light snacks are available to purchase from YSP
– Free parking is available
– Tickets for this event are non-refundable
Book online at ysp.org.uk/events/artist-talk-alfredo-jaar-it-is-difficult
Tickets are 10 for adults and children and 8 for YSP members.

GUISEPPE PENONE : A TREE IN THE WOOD
May 26, 2018 - Apr 28, 2019
Penone's poetic practice embodies a lifelong exploration of the complex and fundamental relationships between body, nature, memory, time and art.

Click to enlargeKATRINA PALMER : THE COFFIN JUMP
Jun 16, 2018 - Jun 16, 2019
Founded in 1907, the FANY rescued wounded men directly from the battlefields, linking the front line with field hospitals.
 
Visitors to Yorkshire Sculpture Park will see an intervention in the landscape, comprising an inscribed fence above a trench. Occasionally activated by a horse and rider, Palmer’s work combines sculpture, soundtrack and performance and symbolises the new freedoms afforded to women in the war.

SEAN SCULLY : INSIDE OUTSIDE
Sep 29, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019
Exploring concepts of landscape and abstraction with human experience, the exhibition unites sculpture with important recent paintings on aluminium and linen, together with works on paper. Drawing out ideas pertinent to the singularity of YSP and its landscape, this is a poetic, robust experience that embraces the Park’s topography and Scully’s exceptional vigour, as well as his belief that in life and art there is perpetual discovery.
 
The exhibition presents an artist at the height of his powers. Aged 72, it is evident that there is no curtailment of Scully’s energy, drive and vision. Keenly aware of the labour that dominated the lives of his mining family, Scully’s practice is one of great rigour and toil, his output prodigious. For YSP he will make new painting and sculpture – resolutely contemporary works that will integrate an inclination towards geometry with the romantic sincerity of landscape painting in the historical tradition.

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