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Who's the Artist? - free sculpture panel discussion this week

An expert panel will gather at the Museum this week to explore issues facing contemporary sculptors today.

‘Who’s the Artist?’ (Thursday 21 January, 12.45-14.15) is an Open Forum held in Gallery 3 of the Museum to mark the closing stages of the 2009 Sculpture Promenade. This free panel discussion explores the changing roles of the contemporary sculptor and the studio that executes their work - as well as the implications for ideas of authorship, quality, originality and authenticity.

Chaired by Dr Tom Flynn, art critic, historian and author of The Body in Sculpture, ‘Who’s the Artist’ features:

Johannes von Stumm, President of the Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS) and an exhibitor in the current Sculpture Promenade Rungwe Kingdon, Director of the Pangolin Foundry Helaine Blumenfeld, sculptor Timothy Potts, Director of The Fitzwilliam Museum

Please note: this event is free to the public, but places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

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The inaugural 2009 Sculpture Promenade closes 30 January 2010. This unique display on the Museum’s lawns has become one of Cambridge’s most popular new attractions, creating a new focus for contemporary art in the heart of the city. From 23 March 2010, the grounds of the Fitzwilliam will once again be transformed with the opening of the 2010 Sculpture Promenade - further details on this new display coming soon.

18 January 2010

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