Helaine Blumenfeld’s Illusion, titled thus “to create a sense of foreboding”, in London’s Canary Wharf (Henryk Hetflaisz)

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Helaine Blumenfeld

Where: Canary Wharf, London When: Until 31 May 2021

Be sure to head east to London’s financial district on your next trip to the capital and take in Helaine Blumenfeld’s outdoor exhibition, Looking Up, in residence at Canary Wharf. The imposing corporate architecture makes an unusual but strangely apt setting for the sculptor’s latest showcase, which aims to portray the chaos of the contemporary world. Ten outdoor sculptures are spread around and between the towering glass façades, and highlights include the monumental three-part sculptures Taking Risks (2019) and Illusion (2018), which were created using her signature materials, respectively Carrara marble and bronze.

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02/11/2020BA Highlife
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