TQ7407 : Exposure Sculpture

taken 7 years ago, near to Bexhill, East Sussex, Great Britain

Exposure Sculpture
Exposure Sculpture
Located on the roof of the De La Warr Pavilion, Matt Calderwood's sculptures (b. 1975, Northern Ireland) explore the potential of sculptural language by examining the physical properties and dynamic between materials. Elements of chance and failure.

They are part of an exhibition presenting two commissions specific to the Pavilionís architecture and environment. The exhibits are made of welded steel and paper, materials with contrasting qualities, Exposure Sculptures are a group of geometric structures which will be placed on the outdoor roof terrace for several months before being reassembled and presented in the gallery. Exposed to extreme conditions such as heavy wind, salty air and the intense sunlight of the south coast, the sculptures will go through dramatic weathering and transformation. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
The De La Warr Pavilion

The De La Warr Pavilion was built in 1935. The distinctive Art Deco style building with its clean lines and large glass terraced frontage overlooking the sea front is claimed by some to be the first modernist public building in Britain.
Inside a dramatic sweeping spiral staircase, lighting and round air-duct details hint at a streamlined art deco influence. The building was awarded Grade I listed building status in 1986.Öread more on wikipedia LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 August, 2013
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Coastal  Public buildings and spaces 
Place (from Tags)
Bexhill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 74182 07091 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:50.2282N 0:28.3418E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 74165 07081
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