Harewood is pleased to announce two exciting exhibitions celebrating sculptural works by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and Thomas J Price. The elegant, contemporary sculptures reflect the artist’s fascination with the human form; dynamic movement in Gaudier and subtle facial and body expression in Price. Working 100 years apart, both artists have taken inspiration from the cultural trends of their day to create powerful bronze works which can be enjoyed throughout the summer in the historic setting of Harewood House.
4th July – 1st November, Watercolour Rooms, State Floor
Thomas J Price: Recent Works
Thomas J Prices’ works all share a preoccupation with the body, particularly the face. Price is fascinated in the minute detail of body language and facial expression, the ability to suggest a state of mind without words, with just a flicker of an eye or the clenching of fists. The cast bronze sculptures are presented in a seemingly traditional manner, on reclaimed plinths in the historic, Georgian setting of Harewood.
11th July – 1st November, Terrace Gallery
New Rhythms: Henri Gaudier-Brzeska: Art, Dance and Movement in London 1911 – 1915
Harewood will be the only venue to receive a major new exhibition from Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, featuring work by renowned French-born sculptor and draughtsman, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. It is the first time Brzeska’s fascination with dance and movement has been fully explored. New Rhythms brings together sculpture, drawing, photography, film, and archive material in a display which marks the centenary of his untimely death, killed in action at the age of 23 near Arras at Neuville-Saint-Vaast in WW1. Harewood’s own Brzeska sculpture Firebird will be on display in the exhibition.