The artist's figures are alone and vulnerable.
Customers shop during at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s Out of the Closet thrift store in Columbus, Ohio.
Over the past 100 years, discarded and secondhand goods have been used by artists to reject mainstream aesthetics.
Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard is removed from the entrance to City Park in New Orleans.
A scholar of southern politics finds inspiration in an unexpected place.
A robot sculpts a recreation of the Ancient Greek work Laocoon and his Sons, which was exhibited in Linz last year.
Artists invented the word 'robot', but now robots are becoming artists, or at least assistants, themselves. As robots get smarter, artists will find more and more uses for them, particularly in sculpture.
German artist Edgar Mueller poses with his 3D pavement painting in West London.
People in visually creative professions have their own way of seeing the world.
Untitled (all), Hans-Jörg Georgi, 2010–15, Courtesy of The Museum of Everything.
Moorilla Gallery, Courtesy of Atelier Goldstein and The Museum of Everything (installation by Lutz Pillong)
MONA's latest exhibition draws on the work of people - patients, housewives, hermits - who were compelled to create, raising age-old questions about how we define art.
Installation view Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time.
Art Gallery of South Australia, 2017
The Art Gallery of South Australia has created something special with Versus Rodin. Works by 65 contemporary artists, surrounded by the gallery's Rodin collection, take on a wonderful glow.
Part of Auguste Rodin’s Pierre de Wissant, monumental nude,
Our empathy for the anguished subject of this sculpture is heightened because although cast in bronze he is so tantalisingly human.
The South Korean sculpture biennale ranges from airy and lofty metal structures to strange and dark creations.
Changwon Sculpture Biennale casts a wide net, from a disconcerting jumble of plastic body parts to a break-dancing sculptor armed with an angle-grinder.
It's lunacy to believe you own the moon, so why is cultural heritage any different? The Parthenon sculptures at least belong together.
A picture of strength: lifelong activist Bonita Mabo OA in front of her portrait as a young woman, which features in her granddaughter Boneta-Marie Mabo’s first solo exhibition.
Josef Ruckli, courtesy of the State Library of Queensland
Boneta-Marie Mabo's art responds to a colonial past in which Aboriginal women were fetishised as "black velvet". But it also celebrates strong women, including her activist grandmother Bonita Mabo.
Bull (1958) is constructed with plywood, tree branch, nails and screws.
© 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Could Picasso's sculptures become the most sought-after pieces of the artist's oeuvre?
Pots, pillars and electric bulb sockets at the Nek Chand Rock Garden in Chandigarh, India.
Giridhar Appaji Nag Y
The country lost two utterly different, and utterly compelling interpreters of India's urban world this month. They left a legacy rich with beauty and meaning.
Michal Motycka’s Diamonds is one of the standout works at Sculpture by the Sea in Aarhus, Denmark. Photo: Clyde Yee.
Sculpture by the Sea
Bondi's highly popular Sculpture by the Sea has set up shop in Denmark – and the Aarhus event has proved to be an astonishing and very different success to its predecessor.
James with his latest work.
Conceptions of forced displacement are very often tied to the notion of "loss". But certain things do remain.
Sarah Lucas, I SCREAM DADDIO, British Pavilion 2015.
Photo by Cristiano Corte © British Council
Sarah Lucas's show is a (resolutely cheerful) cry of frustration at the overwhelmingly male exhibition history of the British Pavilion.
A rendering of how Ohad Meromi’s sculpture would appear along Jackson Avenue.
Criticism of Ohad Meromi's 'Sunbather' has been swift and scathing. What does it say about our willingness to engage with art?
Studies of a reclining male nude: Adam in the fresco ‘The Creation of Man’ on the vault of the Sistine Chapel. c. 1511. Michelangelo.
© The Trustees of the British Museum
Here are the facts behind four commonly held beliefs about Ancient Greek sexuality.
Detail of head of Apoxyomenos. Bronze, Hellenistic or Roman replica after a bronze original.
© Tourism Board of Mali Losinj
The British Museum's exhibition is staunchly traditional. It didn't need bells and whistles, but some modern responses wouldn't have gone amiss.
The winner of this year’s McLelland Prize, Matthew Harding’s Void (2014). Stainless steel, 650.0 x 800.0 x 260.0
In Australia’s somewhat subdued public sculpture scene, the McClelland Sculpture Survey – which runs until July 19, 2015 – provides a rare opportunity for witnessing contemporary public sculpture. This…