MOTY 2014 Winner

Open Air

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There is always something new to see with at least 60 works on display across the estate at any one time.

Artists featured in the open air include Roger Hiorns, Sol LeWitt, Dennis Oppenheim, Martin Creed, Anthony Caro and Magdalena Abakanowicz.

 


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Ai Weiwei in the Chapel

YSP presents an exhibition by Ai Weiwei in the Park's newly refurbished 18th century chapel. ...

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Andy Goldsworthy

Andy Goldsworthy first worked at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in 1983. Since then, he has established ...

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Anthony Caro

Sir Anthony Caro (1924–2013) is a major figure in British abstract sculpture and is widely ...

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Antony Gormley: One & Other (2000)

Antony Gormley's work is usually based on casts of his own body. His most famous ...

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Barbara Hepworth

Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-75) was born and raised in Wakefield, and became one of the ...

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Barry Flanagan

A new display on the Formal Terrace celebrates the work of eminent British sculptor Barry ...

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Brian Fell

In creating the Ha-Ha Bridge for Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Fell has provided an elegant design ...

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Caroline Locke: The Frequency of Trees

Conceived during Locke’s residency at YSP in 2012, The Frequency of Trees comprises a series ...

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David Nash

Site-specific works at YSP by internationally acclaimed artist David Nash include Seventy-one Steps, a commission ...

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Eduardo Paolozzi

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi trained at the Slade School of Fine Art. He worked in printmaking ...

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Elisabeth Frink

Elisabeth Frink was a leading figure in British sculpture. She studied at the Chelsea School ...

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Grenville Davey

Grenville Davey’s work references 20th century art practice and creates a dialogue between various, apparently ...

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Greyworld UK

Greyworld is an artist collective founded in Paris in the 1990s. Their work challenges the ...

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Helen Escobedo

Helen Escobedo's career spanned more than fifty years. An early exponent of installation art, she ...

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Hemali Bhuta: Speed Breakers

“You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you ...

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Henry Moore

YSP showcases one of the largest display of open-air bronzes by the artist in Europe. ...

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Isamu Noguchi

Isamu Noguchi was a hugely influential sculptor, landscape architect and designer who believed greatly in ...

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James Capper

James Capper is a young British artist who is rapidly establishing an international reputation for ...

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James Turrell - Deer Shelter Skyspace

In 2007, The Art Fund, the UK's leading art charity, commissioned a permanent Skyspace by ...

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Jaume Plensa

In 2011 YSP presented the first major UK exhibition by the leading international sculptor Jaume ...

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Joan Miró

Though generally less known and critically examined than his painting, Joan Miró came to consider ...

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JocJonJosch: Eddy

JocJonJosch is an Anglo-Swiss-Slovakian collective of Joc Marchington (b. London, England, 1976), Jonathan Brantschen (b. ...

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Jonathan Borofsky

Jonathan Borofsky believes that his role as an artist is to ask questions about human ...

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Joz de Loose

Joz de Loose was born in Belgium in 1925 and attended the Academy of Fine ...

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Julian Opie

Born in London in 1958, Julian Opie studied at Goldsmiths College and emerged as an ...

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Kenny Hunter: Bonfires

Kenny Hunter was born in Glasgow in 1962 and has exhibited widely, including a major ...

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Kwanho Yuh

Through her work, Kwanho Yuh encourages communication by combining a range of concepts and possibilities ...

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Lambert Rocour

Lambert Rocour is a Belgian artist who works with traditional materials and methods to create ...

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Leo Fitzmaurice Arcadia

Arcadia consists of four signs in different locations at YSP, with different characteristics, ranging from ...

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Lucy + Jorge Orta

In their artwork, Lucy + Jorge Orta confront some of the 21st Century’s most important ...

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Lynn Chadwick: Cloaked Figure IX

Lynn Chadwick was born in London in 1914 and trained as an architectural draughtsman. His ...

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Magdalena Abakanowicz

The great Polish artist Magdalena Abakanowicz returns to YSP with the UK premiere of her ...

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Marc Quinn

Quinn's sculptures demonstrate his interest in the relationship between the natural, the artificial and mutated. ...

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Marcia Farquhar

Marcia Farquhar works in performance, photography, video and sculpture. As well as presenting her work ...

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Marialuisa Tadei

Taking inspiration from the shapes and elements found in nature, Marialuisa Tadei creates sculptures that ...

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Mark di Suvero

Mark di Suvero makes sculptures that are like bold, energetic drawings in space. The artist ...

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Martin Creed

Martin Creed creates order where there is none, offering ‘a simple frame through which people ...

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Masayuki Koorida

Masayuki Koorida creates highly finished sculptures in granite. Incredibly smooth and beautifully curved, the sculptures ...

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Michael Lyons

Michael Lyons lives and works in Yorkshire, where he has maintained a studio for over ...

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Michael Zwingmann

Michael Zwingmann, born in Hanover in 1964, is concerned with making sculptures that interact with ...

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Modern British Sculpture: Chadwick, Frink and Turnbull

Featuring important works by Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003), Elisabeth Frink (1930-1993) and William Turnbull (1922-2012), this ...

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Nigel Hall

Nigel Hall was born in 1943 and studied and tutored at the Royal College of ...

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Niki de Saint Phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle was born in France in 1930 and grew up in the ...

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Oppenheim

Like many of Oppenheim's earlier works, Trees: From Alternative Landscape Components, investigates relationships between natural ...

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Peter Liversidge

Peter Liversidge’s work is driven by an exploration of creativity and the importance of ‘the ...

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Phillip King: Shogun

Shogun (2009) is a bronze cast of King’s 1981 steel work of the same name. ...

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Richard Long

Richard Long (b.1945) is one of Britain’s most influential living artists and a leading figure ...

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Sculpture Trail

Access Sculpture Trail is designed to respond to the seasons and time of day, providing ...

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Serge Spitzer

Serge Spitzer’s work is concerned with human perception. Through performance art and sculpture in a ...

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Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt was a key figure in Minimilism and conceptual art. He developed his practice ...

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Sophie Ryder

Sophie Ryder's association with YSP began in 1986 during her residency, immediately after graduating from ...

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Tim Paul

Tim Paul is of the native American Hesquiat people, descended from the Nuu-cha-nulth territory in ...

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Tracey Emin

Roman Standard (2013), a rare example of sculpture in the open air by Emin, features ...

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Ursula von Rydingsvard

Inspired by everyday environments and objects, Ursula Von Rydingsvard has developed a personal artistic language ...

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William Pye

William Pye’s works are often abstract and highly polished in order to best capture the ...

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William Turnbull

William Turnbull is an important figure in British art – together with artists including Eduardo ...

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