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.

ART, GAMES AND PLAY : DON PAVEY AND OTHER COLLECTIONS
Mar 24 - Sep 2, 2018
Calling upon a range of visual materials and other items held in the National Arts Exhibition Archive (NAEA), this exhibition celebrates the close relationship between art, games and play.

Click to enlargeCHIHARU SHIOTA : BEYOND TIME
Mar 30 - Sep 2, 2018
Acclaimed installation and performance artist Chiharu Shiota will create an awe-inspiring, site-specific installation of thread within the beautiful 18th-century Chapel in spring 2018.

COMMON GROUND
May 5 - Sep 2, 2018
The radical and vital work of Common Ground – the Dorset-based arts and environmental charity – is presented through archive material in the Garden Gallery as part of a continued collaboration.

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.

KATRINA 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.

MISTER FINCH : THE WISH POST
Jun 23 - Sep 23, 2018
More than 75 individual works showcase Mister Finch’s masterful combination of up-cycled and new materials, from discarded wire, steel and wood, to vintage tapestries, cross stitch samplers, tablecloths, antique silverware and rescued cloth.

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