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“Detourist” Artist Tour with Leo Fitzmaurice

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ARCADIA at Plaza outside Fenchurch St Station

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Join Artist Leo Fitzmaurice and Commissioning Editor for Art at Phaidon Press, Rebecca Morrill, for a gentle evening of flâneuring about. The 'detour' will take the form of an unscripted walk'n'talk between Rebecca and Leo, and encourage input from the group. The stroll will take in all three of Fitzmaurice’s works and, potentially, anything in between: so, plenty of tangents and no dead ends.

To attend the tour, book your place here. Note the tour is free but space is strictly limited so booking is essential.

Image: Courtesy of the artist © Nick Turpin




This event is part of the Sculpture in the City events programme for the second edition of Whitechapel Gallery's Nocturnal Creatures a free contemporary arts festival which we are proud to be the Associate Programme Partner to. For one night only, the galleries at the Whitechapel Gallery, the Sculpture in the City area and a host of extraordinary east-end spaces are transformed by an exciting programme of performance, sculpture, sound installations, music, video, and culinary experiences.

For other events happening on Saturday 20th July (6-11pm) as part of Nocturnal Creatures, go to https://www.whitechapelgallery.org/events/nocturnal-creatures-2019/

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About Sculpture in the City

Sculpture in the City is an urban sculpture park, set amongst the architectural landmarks in the City’s insurance district. This dynamic project, where artworks are installed for up to a year, responds to the area’s ever-evolving urban environment by making use of newly created public spaces, or spaces previously unused or inaccessible. These sculptures create an art trail woven through the contemporary towers and historic alleyways of the City’s oldest working district. The sculptures add new layers of meaning, playing with the area’s identity and encouraging visitors to see this part of the City in a new light.

Sculpture in the City is delivered by the City of London Corporation in partnership with Aon, Aviva, Beaumont, Bloomberg, British Land, Brookfield Properties, CC Land, Hiscox, London & Oriental, Nuveen Real Estate, Tenacity, Tower 42 and TwentyTwo.

The full line-up of artists is as follows: Salvatore Arancio, Reza Aramesh, Elisa Artesero, Shaun C Badham, Jyll Bradley, Nathan Coley, Marisa Ferreira, Leo Fitzmaurice, Kevin Francis Gray, Clare Jarrett, Juliana Cerqueira Leite, Michael Lyons, Nancy Rubins, Nina Saunders, Jennifer Steinkamp, Do Ho Suh, Jonathan Trayte (autumn 2019), Patrick Tuttofuoco and Lawrence Weiner.

For more information go to https://www.sculptureinthecity.org.uk/

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