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Today I visited the Lorenzo Quinn sculpture exhibition “Possibilità” at the Halcyon Gallery on New Bond Street, London.
Lorenzo is a master of form, his sculptural works exude a sense of connection between humans, the world and our emotions, these connections are expressed using the symbolism of touch manifested in the human hand.
Some say that the eyes are a window to the soul but it is with or hands that we make physical connections with one another and the world.
Be it through helping, giving, caressing, holding and even planting seeds or playing an instrument, our souls are ultimately expressed via the use we make of our hands.
Please go on a journey through the exhibition via my video below, my voice over will give more details about the works on display and the sentiment within the sculptural art.
On the first floor of the gallery you will find an installation dedicated to the process by which Lorenzo creates his sculptures, this ancient ‘Lost Wax’ method has been used for at least 6000 years.
I first learnt about it from the bronze casts created in the West African Kingdom of Benin around the 12th Century AD, whilst they were on display at the British Museum.
Also on the first floor is an exhibit dedicated to the work of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, the Halcyon Gallery have been supporters of the Award for over a decade and will be donating 100% of the proceeds from the sale of Lorenzo Quinn’s ‘Empowerment’ sculpture to the charity.
Please see below some photos of my favourite artworks at the exhibition, I hope you manage to visit it too!!