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'The Three Graces' by Antonio Canova
'The Three Graces' by Antonio Canova

Duration: 01:29

Arts journalist and broadcaster Alastair Sooke examines Antonio Canova's 1814 marble sculpture of 'The Three Graces'.

 
Artist creates hubcap sculptures
Artist creates hubcap sculptures

Duration: 01:13

A sculptor from Brighton has been creating animal sculptures out of abandoned hubcaps found on the roadside.

 
Artist Laura Ford creating large-scale sculptures
Artist Laura Ford creating large-scale sculptures

Duration: 05:19

Artist Laura Ford demonstrates how she makes her large-scale sculptures and what inspires her.

 
Behind the scenes at Saatchi Gallery
Behind the scenes at Saatchi Gallery

Duration: 02:49

Arts correspondent David Sillito takes a look at the new Saatchi Gallery on the Kings Road in London.

 
Celebrating a life in the Day of the Dead
Celebrating a life in the Day of the Dead

Duration: 1:55

Graciela Sanchez presents an insight into the Mexican Day of the Dead festival.

 
Chinese contemporary art
Chinese contemporary art

Duration: 01:53

David Sillito explores the exhibits at the new Saatchi Gallery in London.

 
Christine Borland: anatomy and contemporary sculpture
Christine Borland: anatomy and contemporary sculpture

Duration: 04:56

Alistair Sooke interviews contemporary British artist Christine Borland as she prepares a solo exhibition that explores anatomy and identity through sculpture.

 
Coast of Merseyside recreated in a gallery
Coast of Merseyside recreated in a gallery

Duration: 01:17

Tony Heywood creates his own representation of Formby beach, Merseyside, in a gallery in London.

 
Conceptual clothing: outside of your own skin (pt 1/3)
Conceptual clothing: outside of your own skin (pt 1/3)

Duration: 3:15

Jenni Dutton outlines how unusual materials create the negative space of human forms.

 
Conceptual clothing: outside of your own skin (pt 2/3)
Conceptual clothing: outside of your own skin (pt 2/3)

Duration: 5:05

Jenni Dutton outlines how unusual materials create the negative space of human forms.

 
Conceptual clothing: outside of your own skin (pt 3/3)
Conceptual clothing: outside of your own skin (pt 3/3)

Duration: 3:38

Jenni Dutton explains the ideas and mythology behind the artefacts she creates.

 
Creating colourful characters using papier-mâché
Creating colourful characters using papier-mâché

Duration: 4:11

Julie Arkell shows how to use simple techniques to create colourful sculptures.

 
Damien Hirst
Damien Hirst

Duration: 02:58

Alastair Sooke talks to Damien Hirst about his sculptures. He explains how he wants to get people to walk into a gallery and confront people with their real fears.

 
Experimental sculpture using found objects
Experimental sculpture using found objects

Duration: 00:51

Sculptor Pete Laster demonstrates how natural and man-made objects can be combined experimentally to create sculpture.

 
Henry Moore, Michelangelo and Italian marble
Henry Moore, Michelangelo and Italian marble

Duration: 03:45

John Read presents archive footage of Henry Moore drawing in an Italian marble quarry and talking about the inspiration he finds in Michelangelo’s sculpture.

 
Henry Moore: pos-war public sculpture
Henry Moore: pos-war public sculpture

Duration: 03:32

Archive footage and commentary exploring Henry Moore's post-war public sculpture and its resonance and popularity with international audiences.

 
Henry Moore: the influence of erotic form on his sculpture
Henry Moore: the influence of erotic form on his sculpture

Duration: 02:26

Henry Moore: the influence of erotic form on his sculpture

 
Hew Locke's sculpture 'Beast'
Hew Locke's sculpture 'Beast'

Duration: 07:22

Artist Hew Locke uses cardboard to create highly decorative pieces of work, transforming something that is cheap into something that is precious. He demonstrates the techniques he uses to create a sculpture from start to finish.

 
Lucy Carson's tin sculptures
Lucy Carson's tin sculptures

Duration: 06:21

The artist demonstrates the processes she goes through to create small tin sculptures of people made from recycled tin containers.

 
Misericords
Misericords

Duration: 02:18

Alistair Sooke visits St George's Chapel in Windsor and discusses the medieval wooden carvings that are hidden under the choir stalls.

 
Pablo Picasso - his influence on sculptor Anthony Caro
Pablo Picasso - his influence on sculptor Anthony Caro

Duration: 02:37

Anthony Caro discusses his work and the influence of Picasso.

 
Salvador Dali's 'Retrospective Bust of a Woman'
Salvador Dali's 'Retrospective Bust of a Woman'

Duration: 01:36

Alastair Sooke visits the Museum of Modern Art, to discuss Dali's 'Retrospective Bust of a Woman', one of the artist's earliest 'found object' sculptures.

 
Sculpture - coating objects in cement and tape
Sculpture - coating objects in cement and tape

Duration: 00:56

Sculptor Pete Laster demonstrates the effects of coating objects in cement and tape.

 
Sculpture - using alginate moulds
Sculpture - using alginate moulds

Duration: 01:25

Sculptor Pete Laster demonstrates how to make moulds using alginate medium for casting delicate objects.

 
Sculpture - using chicken wire to make an armature
Sculpture - using chicken wire to make an armature

Duration: 01:02

Sculptor Pete Laster demonstrates how to use chicken wire to make an armature for large, lightweight sculptures.

 
Sculpture - using fabric and plaster to create forms
Sculpture - using fabric and plaster to create forms

Duration: 00:52

Sculptor Pete Laster demonstrates how to make solid sculptures from dunking fabric into plaster.

 
Silver jewellery making
Silver jewellery making

Duration: 03:45

A demonstration of basic silver jewellery making.

 
Smallest tribute to Barak Obama
Smallest tribute to Barak Obama

Duration: 02:34

An artist from Birmingham who makes tiny sculptures which can fit into the eye of a needle has created his own tribute to Barack Obama and his family.

 
Sokari Douglas-Camp's cross-culture sculptures
Sokari Douglas-Camp's cross-culture sculptures

Duration: 03:31

Artist Sokari Douglas-Camp explains how she combines her Nigerian and South London cultures.

 
Stone carving
Stone carving

Duration: 03:06

An introduction to the tools and techniques of stone carving.

 
Wood turning
Wood turning

Duration: 03:35

An inspirational introduction to the craft of wood turning using a traditional pole lathe.

 

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