Sculpture in the City is an annual public art exhibition in the City of London with contemporary art pieces placed in and around the Square Mile. Starting on July 9, 2015, the exhibition featured 14 works from internationally renowned artists including Hirst, Sigalit Landau, Bruce Beasley, Kris Martin and Ai Weiwei.
Participating artists for Sculpture in the City 2015 are: Ekkehard Altenburger (Germany); Bruce Beasley (USA); Adam Chodzko (UK); Laura Ford (UK); Damien Hirst (UK); Shan Hur (Korea); Folkert de Jong (Netherlands); Sigalit Landau (Israel); Kris Martin (Belgium); Keita Miyazaki (Japan); Tomoaki Suzuki (Japan); Xavier Veilhan (France); and Ai Weiwei (China).
“Sculpture in the City is a unique collaboration between the City of London Corporation (the elected body which looks after the Square Mile global business district), local businesses, and the art world, providing the opportunity for new audiences to engage with established and emerging contemporary artists. The initiative is delivered through a partnership between 22 Bishopsgate, 30 St Mary Axe, Aon, Aviva, British Land, Brookfield, Hiscox, Tower 42, Willis, and WRBC Development UK Limited, with the additional support of project patrons MTEC, Leadenhall Market, Price & Myers, and 6 Bevis Marks.
Sculpture in the City is facilitated and delivered by the City of London Corporation. Find out more atcityoflondon.gov.uk/sculptureinthecity and join the conversation on the social media at #sculptureinthecity”