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Laurence Edwards ‘Maquettes’  view works



Laurence Edwards exhibition in Australia 18 February – 16 April 2023
Laurence Edwards at Messums Wiltshire 6 August – 16 October 2022
Spring 2022: Final installation of Yox man

Past Exhibitions


1991: ‘Nature Morte’ series – Coastal marshland near Aldeburgh

1993: ‘Nature Morte’ series – The Crypt Gallery, London

1994: Solo Exhibition, ‘Interior Motives’ – Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich (this included the Squatting Figure series and Walking Man (his first life size bronze).

1995: Solo Exhibition of recent works at the Delfina Studios Gallery, London

1996: Solo Exhibition at the Hannah Peschar Gallery, Surrey, including the Predicament series

1997: Included in the ‘Disembodied: Exploring the Human Form’ exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for visual Arts, Norwich

1997: Included in Young British Sculptors at the Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath.

1997: Included in An English Perspective at the Union of Arts in St Petersburg

1998: ‘Projections’, New Sculptures – St Edmundsbury Cathedral

1998: Solo Exhibitions at the Chappel Galleries, Essex and at Rufford Country Park, Nottinghamshire

1998: Included in the Artists of Fame and Promise exhibition at the Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath

1999: Exhibits Iron Sculptures at the Grounds for Sculpture, New Jersey, and in the Ferrocious exhibition at the Bodyworks Gallery, Chicago

2000: Stations of the Cross series exhibited art the Church of The Blessed Virgin, Suffolk

2000: Solo exhibitions at the John Russell Gallery, Ipswich, and the Lynn Strover Gallery, Cambridge

2001: Projection 1 installed in the grounds of the University of Surrey

2002: Shows Standing up to Scrutiny series in the Naked Truth, a Tate Partnership exhibition at the Fermoy Gallery, Kings Lynn.

Solo exhibition at the Lynn Strover Gallery, Cambridge

Exhibits in About Face: Get Your Head Around Sculpture at the Croydon Clocktower alongside works by Rodin, Henry Moore, Elizabeth Frink, Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin

2003: Curates Land & Light exhibitions at the Wingfield Arts, Suffolk

2004: Created Creek, his first large sculpture made out of organic matter from the marshland landscape and produces Creek Heads series

2007: Three figures from the Surrender to the Gaze series are permanently sited on private land overlooking the Alde river at Iken, by the Suffolk coast

2008: Major solo exhibition, Creek Men, at Snape Maltings during the Aldeburgh Festival, includes siting of these 9 feet bronze figures among the reed beds

2010: Solo show Messums Cork Street London accompanied by an 80pg catalogue

2010: ‘Naked’ show at Royal Society British Sculptors Cromwell, London.

2010: Messums begins representation of Laurence Edwards’ work

2011: Included in Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and Royal Society of Portrait Sculptors

2011: Included in ‘In(visible)’, a mixed show of four artists, Vauxhall Bridge Rd London

2011: Lords Wood Sculpture Show at Messums, Marlow

2011: Show at Lynne Strover Gallery and exhibited at Glemham Hall Sculpture Park Suffolk

2012: Exhibits in ‘East Coast Show’ of 8 East Anglian artists at Messums Cork St London in February

2012: Exhibits in touring show ‘Art at the Edge’ in parallel with the Olympics

2012: Included in ‘Contemporary Perspectives’, Mall Galleries, London

2012: ‘Beasts of Burden’, a 14tf wide sculpture installed on the alter at Blythburgh Church, Suffolk

2012: Included in ‘The Figure’, a 4 man show at Messums Cork Street London and ‘Exchange’, a 2 man show with Maggi Hambling at the Lynne Strover Gallery in Cambridge

2013: Solo Show at Messums London, Exhibits at Sala Pares, Barcelona and McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery, Melbourne

2013: Final installation of 12 Chimp Sculptures at ‘Dryland’ High St Kensington

2014: Exhibits in ‘East Anglian Artists’ Messums London, Cork St, ‘Figuring’ a three man show at the Royal Society of Sculptors and ‘Naked Clay’ in Hull.

2015: Solo show ‘Mossgreen’, in Melbourne and in Rushcutters Bay, Australia

2016: Solo show at Messums London on Cork St

2016: Installation of ‘The Catcher’ Commissioned for the opening of the Bed Wu Sculpture Park in Wesenburg, Germany

2018: Solo show at Messums London Cork St and Messums Wiltshire

2018: Solo show tour in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, organised by Messums Wiltshire

2019: Solo show ‘A Gathering of Uncertainties, Messums London and Wiltshire

2020: Solo show ‘Doncaster Heads: Portraits of a Mining Community‘, Messums LondonR