Details25 January to 7 April 2019
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Short Description Sculptor David Murphy has been selected from over 40 submissions to create a bold and confident response to the Piece Hall's history as a global centre for textiles. Commissioned in partnership with Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) and co-funded by the Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant programme, ‘The Blanket’ is a large-scale floor-based sculpture, positioned at the heart of the 66,000sq ft piazza. Steel tubes create a magnified weave, a shallow grid of intercepting and merging lines of subtly curved metal that together create a large ‘picnic blanket’. Accompanying the installation in the courtyard will be a gallery exhibition displaying further works from the artist, including paintings, drawings, sculptures and maquettes, alongside working drawings and sketches relating to the commission. A programme of workshops for schools, adult learning events and community projects will take place throughout the time of the installation, acting as a warm up to ‘Yorkshire Sculpture International’, the UK’s largest sculpture festival – presented by the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery, The Hepworth Wakefield and YSP – which takes place across the region from 22 June until 29 September 2019. Type Culture & Heritage, Events & Festivals, Family, Historic Sites & Trails, Theatres & Entertainment Location Halifax Event Date 25 Jan 2019 Event End Date 7 Apr 2019 Event Dates 25 January to 7 April 2019 Address The Piece Hall Blackledge Halifax West Yorkshire HX1 1RE Phone Number 01422 525217 Web Address www.thepiecehall.co.uk/events/the-blanket-by-david-murphy Recharge Point No
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The Blanket by David Murphy
The Piece Hall Blackledge Halifax West Yorkshire HX1 1RE
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