Beardshaw Chelsea garden sculptures go on show

Sculptor Anna Gillespie, whose sculptures have featured in the last two RHS Chelsea Show Gardens designed by Chris Beardshaw, is having an exhibition of her work at the Beaux Arts Gallery in London, from the 3 September - 3 October 2015.

The acorn textured sculpture Trust was one of two of her sculptures that featured in Beardshaw's gold medal winning, Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. There will also be a number of previously unseen sculptures in the exhibition such as Last Leaves.

Curator and art critic Nicholas Usherwood, has provided the foreword for the exhibition's catalogue. In it he says "These massive 'acorn' figures radiate powerful sensations of thought and feeling, which pulse in and out of them, touch and catching us almost unaware, and thus profoundly". He also says that many of the sculptures express a "shared experience of Nature's forces" of being "subsumed in nature".

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