EXHIBITION: Bruce Beasley at Pangolin London
Despite being well known in his native
West Coast and further afield, the American abstract sculptor Bruce
Beasley (b.1939) has never before had a major solo show in
But he is having his moment at Pangolin
London, who on June 27 opened a summer exhibition of 19 of his
spare, geometric bronze structures in Pangolin's vast space at
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1.
The exhibition runs until September 1 and
so far Pangolin report an "overwhelmingly good response to the
"Bruce is already widely known in the US
and overseas and is now beginning to grow in profile in the UK from
his 1995 Yorkshire Sculpture Park exhibition to the recent
monumental public commission due to take place next year," said the
Beasley was born in Los Angeles and was
first introduced to metalworking at school before attending
Dartmouth College and the University of California, Berkeley.
He then bought an old warehouse in 1962,
in which he built a foundry so he could cast his works himself and
invent new processes.
For this exhibition, he has worked closely
with Pangolin's affiliated foundry, Pangolin Editions in
Gloucestershire, to produce a limited edition work.
Beasley does his initial designs using a
3D computer software system, which he helped to create.
The bronzes are in editions of between six
and 12 and prices range from £500 to £77,500.
Contact: 020 7520 1480.