Born in 1967 and based in Suffolk, Edwards trained at Canterbury College of Art and the Royal College of Art.
One of the few sculptors who casts his own work, Laurence Edwards is fascinated by human anatomy and the metamorphosis of form and matter that governs the lost-wax process. The driving force behind his work is bronze, an alloy that physically and metaphorically illustrates entropy, the natural tendency of any system in time to tend towards disorder and chaos. His sculptures express the raw liquid power of bronze, its versatility, mass and evolution, and the variety of process marks he retains tell the story of how and why each work came to be.
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Messum’s,London 2015 Mossgreen, Melbourne and Sydney Guest Artist, ‘Cley Contemporary’ Cley-next-to-Sea, Norfolk ‘Sculpture by the Sea’, Bondi Beach, Sydney 2014 Royal Society of Sculptors, London 2013 Messum’s,London Sala Pares, Barcelona McClelland Sculpture Park and Gallery, Melbourne 2012 ‘Art at the Edge’, Olympic Touring Show ‘Contemporary Perspectives’, Mall Galleries, London 2011 Royal Society of Portrait Sculptors, London Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010 Messum’s,London British Society of Portrait Sculptors, London 2008 ‘Creek Men’, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk 2002 Lynn Strover Gallery, Cambridge ‘The Naked Truth’, Fermoy Gallery, Kings Lynn (Tate Partnership exhibition) ‘The Darkened World’, Britten Pears Library, Aldeburgh, Suffolk Artevent, Eindhoven, Holland
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