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Thomas Heatherwick

British, b. 1970

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Thomas Heatherwick

British, b. 1970

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Transforming materials and space in unprecedented ways, Thomas Heatherwick’s projects fuse engineering, sculpture, design, and architecture into otherworldly, awe-inspiring creations. From the Rolling Bridge (2004) in London that unfurls beneath pedestrians’ feet, to the shimmering anemone-like U.K. Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai Expo, Heatherwick creates organic forms that transform public spaces. Aside from his large-scale urban projects, Heatherwick has made forays into residential landscaping, designed handbags and furniture, and re-imagined London’s red double-decker buses.

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Hammer Museum, and 1 more
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Biography

Transforming materials and space in unprecedented ways, Thomas Heatherwick’s projects fuse engineering, sculpture, design, and architecture into otherworldly, awe-inspiring creations. From the Rolling Bridge (2004) in London that unfurls beneath pedestrians’ feet, to the shimmering anemone-like U.K. Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai Expo, Heatherwick creates organic forms that transform public spaces. Aside from his large-scale urban projects, Heatherwick has made forays into residential landscaping, designed handbags and furniture, and re-imagined London’s red double-decker buses.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Hammer Museum, and 1 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Articles Featuring Thomas Heatherwick
New York’s $150 Million Staircase Misses the Point of Public Art
Sep 20th, 2016
New York’s $150 Million Staircase Misses the Point of Public Art
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