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Is beauty irrelevant in public art?
In March 2013 the Fitzwilliam Museum hosted a panel discussion asking the question "Is beauty irrelevant in public art?" The discussion featured talks given by Helaine Blumenfeld, sculptor, Jonathan Jones, arts critic for
and Richard Cork, arts critic. The discussion was followed by a Q&A.
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TEMPESTA - Una scultura monumentale, un film
A documentary film about the creation of TEMPESTA was screened as a part of the fourteenth Donna Scultura show in Pietrasanta on 7 March 2014.
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Monumental bronze sculpture FLIGHT unveiled at University of Leicester
Unveiled at the David Wilson Library, 7 February 2014
MESSENGER OF THE SPIRIT
Salisbury Cathedral is the iconic location for the first major retrospective exhibition by Helaine Blumenfeld OBE, one of Britain's leading contemporary sculptors working in marble and bronze.
Interview with Helaine Blumenfeld
An interview with sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld on the importance of public works of art and the difference art in public spaces can make to people's lives.
Helaine Blumenfeld featured in documentary film
Helaine Blumenfeld will be featured in "Mirrors to Windows: The Woman as Artist" a feature-length documentary film exploring what it means to be a successful female artist today.
Helaine Blumenfeld OBE at Robert Bowman Modern
The Robert Bowman Modern gallery is delighted to announce a selling exhibition of recent work by Helaine Blumenfeld OBE, which opened 10th May at 34 Duke Street James’s, and will continue until July 31st 2012. The exhibition at Robert Bowman Modern features four bronze and nine marble works, including the maquette for Tempesta, the monumental marble commissioned by luxury development The Lancasters in Hyde Park.
TEMPESTA unveiled at "The Lancasters"
The monumental sculpture Tempesta by Helaine Blumenfeld OBE was unveiled on Wednesday 2 May as the crowning glory for "The Lancasters" development overlooking Hyde Park.
Helaine Blumenfeld featured on NBC TODAY 1
NBC's Sigi de Vos reports: Sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld has made her living creating ethereal works of art out of huge marble blocks, and successfully combined that love with the challenge of raising a family.
Helaine Blumenfeld featured on NBC TODAY 2
NBC’s Kevin Tibbles reports: For renowned sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld, happiness is a big block of marble, and there's no better place for it than the town where Michelangelo used to get his stone.
Helaine Blumenfeld OBE, featured in Fitzwilliam Sculpture Promenade 2012
From 6 March 2012 the Sculpture Promenade returns to the grounds of the Fitzwilliam Museum. An installation of contemporary sculpture, it showcases four exciting monumental sculptures by Helaine Blumenfeld OBE.
Helaine Blumenfeld in Pietrasanta
A breathtakingly beautiful celebration of Helaine Blumenfeld's work took place in Pietrasanta, Italy, in September and October 2011.
Five monumental marble and bronze sculptures in the Piazza, over forty smaller pieces and an impressive installation in the town's Chiesa attracted a record number of viewers.
Helaine Blumenfeld OBE
On the 13th July, 2011, Helaine Blumenfeld was awarded an Honourary OBE by The Right Honourable Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport in a private ceremony at the House of Commons attended by her family.
SHOWING IN OSLO
HELAINE BLUMENFELD’s impressive show which opened 9th October at the Town Hall of Norway’s capital proved that despite a horde of unanticipated problems caused by the late arrival of 38 marble, bronze and Crystal Clear sculptures (weighing a total of more than 7 tons), a happy ending was possible with so much support. Friends who had come to enjoy the opening were quickly put to work.
CRUCIBLE, Gloucester Cathedral
Helaine Blumenfeld's monumental work
is prominently on exhibition at Crucible – 'one of the largest and most important exhibitions of contemporary sculpture to take place in Britain during the past decade'.
BLUMENFELD IN THE OSLO TOWN HALL
9 – 24 October 2010
Helaine Blumenfeld, an internationally acclaimed sculptor, believes in the importance of art to inspire a spiritual awakening in society. There could be no greater recognition of this than the decision by the Oslo Commune, in collaboration with Anfinsen Kunst, to host an extensive exhibition of a single artist in the Town Hall, one of Norway’s most prestigious public venues for art. Such was their acknowledgement of Blumenfeld’s stature that for the first time ever, they have allowed a monumental sculpture to be exhibited outside the entrance to the Gallery overlooking the harbour.
Blumenfeld is the invited artist at the 2010 Cambridge Art Fair
The organisers of the 2010 Cambridge Art Fair, which is taking place at Chilford Hall Vineyard & Conference Centre from 25-27 June, are delighted to announce the inclusion of a sculpture by Helaine Blumenfeld, care of the Robert Bowman Modern Gallery in London.
, a stunning polished bronze figure standing almost 1m high, is the headline exhibit at the fourth edition of the annual fair, now firmly established as the region's most prestigious visual arts event.
Helaine Blumenfeld wins prestigious international sculpture prize
The Anglo-American artist Helaine Blumenfeld is the recipient of the 16th edition of the International Prize "Pietrasanta e la Versilia nel Mondo" ("Pietrasanta and Versilia in the World") created by the Circolo Culturale Fratelli Rosselli. The prestigious award is assigned every year to an artist who, through their own creativity, promotes Pietrasanta, its artistic culture and its rich heritage of master craftsmen, in Italy and abroad. The traditional wooden work bench of the sculptor is not only the symbol of the prize, but also the emblem of an artistic reality which sees famous artists and artisans working side by side, and it is thanks to this happy union that Pietrasanta is known artistically worldwide.
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