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Lawrence Dicks’ new sculptures are concerned with the experience of being alive.

Press Release

The title of this body of work, Breathe, originates in an observation of his own breath. Lawrence describes a cold November walk on Climping beach near his home in West Sussex, how he was conscious of the process of walking, heel to toe, heel to toe, breathing the cold, cold air and noticing this shape, this great plume of smoke as his breath became vapour and was gone. The bronzes, Breathe 1-5 …

The title of this body of work, Breathe, originates in an observation of his own breath. Lawrence describes a cold November walk on Climping beach near his home in West Sussex, how he was conscious of the process of walking, heel to toe, heel to toe, breathing the cold, cold air and noticing this shape, this great plume of smoke as his breath became vapour and was gone. The bronzes, Breathe 1-5 capture this momentary state. Is it possible to freeze a moment, to capture a memory in physical form, is it possible to know what breath looks like.

The stone works No Recollection and Until Now also …

Location

12 Northgate
Chichester, West Sussex, GB
Monday–Tuesday, Sunday, Closed
Wednesday–Saturday, 10am–5pm