Artist: Sophie Ryder
Artist: Sophie Ryder
28.5 x 22.5 cms
(11.20 x 8.84 in)
Jonathan Benington Hardback
This is the first book on British sculptor Sophie Ryder.
Ryder is a highly versatile artist who makes wire and bronze sculptures, installation, wire drawings, collages and prints. Her lively, often humorous insights into human and animal relations have brought her international acclaim. Larger than life, her minotaurs, lady- hares and dogmen are the stuff of daydreams and yet they retain a great sense of humanity expressed through movement, gesture and physical contact.
Jonathan Benington examines the inspiration behind the work, its unusual techniques, and its public reception. First- hand insights into studio practice interspersed with interview material and personal observations, make for a revealing account of the artist and her art.
The extensive series of photographs of work in progress taken by the artist’s husband, Harry Scott, shares a similar insider’s perspective. The result is a behind-the- scenes look at the creative processes of one of our most successful artists, which will appeal to art lovers and students alike.
OSBORNE SAMUEL GALLERY is one of London’s leading galleries, long established in the heart of Mayfair. The gallery began as Berkeley Square Gallery and became Osborne Samuel when Peter Osborne and Gordon Samuel joined forces. The gallery specialises in Modern British Painting and Sculpture and has a high reputation for the quality of its exhibitions and publications. Expand...
The gallery has particular expertise in the work of Henry Moore and Lynn Chadwick and also exhibits the most important British sculptors such as Barbara Hepworth, Kenneth Armitage and Elisabeth Frink.
The gallery is the leading international dealer in the colour linocuts of the artists of The Grosvenor School of Modern Art. The gallery also has a substantial inventory of Modern and Contemporary Prints including Auerbach, Freud, Francis, Nevinson and Wadsworth.
Osborne Samuel has pioneered art from emerging markets, notably Indian contemporary art with exhibitions of major Modernists such as SH Raza and the best of the next generation. Recently the gallery has brought Iranian contemporary art to London with great success.
The gallery exhibits at the world’s major art fairs including TEFAF Maastricht, Masterpiece London, Frieze Masters and Art Miami. Close...
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