“The Bower” (Bronze, 2015) is the result of Ali Grant’s one year residency at Hidcote Gardens. The challenge for the artist throughout was to make a piece of work that truly represents the spirit of Hidcote. Grant began by walking the gardens and looking. She talked to the gardeners and researched the history of […]
Archive | March, 2015
“A Pear and a Fig” (Bronze, 2005) is a large Still Life made for the Spitalfields Public Art project. This was Ali’s first major bronze and was originally planned as one of 8 temporary public installations to display until June 2006. There were a number of permanent installations also commissioned as part of the 2005 […]
I was commissioned to produce this larger than life sculpture of a poppy in bronze for a sunny South London garden in Battersea. It lends a magical Alice in Wonderland quality to this quiet spot.
In this work for the Michaelhouse Centre the objects themselves, placed in a church, tell a well-known story. The deeper narrative of the piece will emerge through its physical language and the use and manipulation of materials. The making has always been an important component in my work co-existing with the image. Still Life is […]