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The Box announces public art commissions by two international artists

As excitement builds for the opening of The Box later this spring, the first two names on its ambitious contemporary art programme have been revealed – internationally acclaimed British artist Antony Gormley and leading Portuguese installation artist Leonor Antunes. Both artists will create brand new pieces of public art, honouring Plymouth’s tradition as a city […]


Three major artworks secured for The Box, Plymouth’s collections

The Box, Plymouth has acquired three major contemporary works of art for its permanent collections, including a work by Kehinde Wiley – the artist who recently painted Barack Obama’s portrait and the final ever commissioned portrait by and of Michael Jackson. The works were acquired through the Contemporary Art Society’s prestigious Collections Fund Prize. Founded […]