Exhibition: Grinling Gibbons: Centuries in the Making

This exhibition runs from Tue, 3rd Aug 2021 to Fri, 27th Aug 2021. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Tue,
3rd Aug 2021  
(10am - 4:30pm)
Wed,
4th Aug 2021  
(10am - 4:30pm)
Thu,
5th Aug 2021  
(10am - 4:30pm)
Fri,
6th Aug 2021  
(10am - 4:30pm)
Mon,
9th Aug 2021  
(10am - 4:30pm)
Tue,
10th Aug 2021  
(10am - 4:30pm)
Wed,
11th Aug 2021  
(10am - 4:30pm)

This exhibition has not opened yet. Will open on Tue, 3rd Aug 2021

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


Centuries in the Making has been organized by the Grinling Gibbons Society as part of a year-long festival of nationwide events, Grinling Gibbons 300.

The exhibition showcases seminal works distinctive in Gibbons' uniquely exuberant style. It investigates his personality and how his ambition and business acumen helped catapult him from a lowly start in Rotterdam to attracting royal commissions during the swaggering reign of Charles II in England and ultimately reaching the pinnacle role of King's Carver for William and Mary. Exhibits demonstrate his profound influence on woodcarving and sculpture across the subsequent three centuries.

The work of contemporary carvers, including finalists in the Grinling Gibbons Tercentenary Award will be shown alongside the astonishing artistry of the man who inspired them.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.


Location

Bonhams,

101 New Bond Street,
London,
W1S 1SR

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