Stella Ioannou Sculpture in the City
Do you know your Gherkin from your Cheesegrater? Find out what they are and where to find them. Watch and share Stella’s journey through Sculpture in the City; the contemporary sculpture park that has been created around the newest towers in the oldest part of London. From pop art proclamations to cast iron pedestrians; there is art on every corner waiting to be discovered.
About Sculpture in the City
Set amongst London's iconic architectural landmarks, such as the Gherkin by Norman Foster and the Lloyd’s building by Richard Rogers, this open air exhibition draws visitors into the City transforming the EC3 insurance area.
The exhibition includes works from internationally renowned artists: Cerith Wyn Evans, Lynn Chadwick, Ben Long, Julian Wild, Nigel Hall, Paul Hosking, Peter Randall-Page, Antony Gormley, Jim Lambie and Richard Wentworth.
In its fourth year, Sculpture in the City aims to enhance the urban environment with cutting-edge contemporary works from leading artists situated in both busy thoroughfares and quieter, green spaces.
For the first time the City Corporation’s Leadenhall Market will be used for two works as well as being the base for the complementary educational programming run by Open-City to inspire schoolchildren during the project installation.
Sculpture in the City is a unique collaboration between the City of London Corporation, local businesses and the art world, providing the opportunity to engage new audiences with established and emerging contemporary artists.