PUBLICATIONS

Browse our comprehensive selection of exhibition catalogues and art books

 

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HANDMADE PIECES

A curated selection of handcrafted artworks by some of the country’s finest makers

 

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PRIVATE VIEWING ROOMS

Explore the forthcoming Kurt Jackson exhibition online before it opens to the public.

 

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ONLINE TALK: with National Farmers Union President
Minette Batters

Wednesday 15 December, 6:30pm

Book tickets

Land as a Conscious Being’ with Photographer Nii
Obodai

Friday 14 January, 2pm

Book tickets

ONLINE TALK: ‘Scratching the Surface’ with Photographer Justin Keene

Friday 21 January, 2pm

Book tickets

 

 


Listen Again

ONLINE TALK: with Ceramicist David Roberts

Recorded on Friday 19 November 2021

Renowned ceramic artist David Roberts discusses process with Messums director Johnny Messum.

 

ONLINE TALK & TOUR: Canadian Ceramics with Paul Greenhalgh

Recorded on Tuesday 9 November 2021.

Curator and Professor Paul Greenhalgh introduces us to Canadian Ceramics being previewed at Messums London before moving to Messums Wiltshire in 2022.

 

ONLINE TALK: Real Wild Estates with Julian Matthews

Recorded on Wednesday 3 November 2021.

Coinciding with Cop 26 we will be discussing how to make land pay in a discussion with Julian Matthews, wildlife conservationist.

Julian Matthews is a wildlife conservationist and founder of Real Wild Estates, the UK’s first ecosystem and species restoration business.

 


Watch Again

VIRTUAL TOUR: Elisabeth Frink ‘Man is an Animal’

Filmed half way during our exhibition at the barn gallery in Wiltshire, ‘Man is an Animal’ is the most extensive collection of large-scale sculptures by Dame Elisabeth Frink shown in this country since the artist’s death in April 1993.

 

GALLERY TOUR: Tyga Helme ‘Urgent is the Rhythm’

Tyga Helme and gallery owner Johnny Messum guide us through Tyga’s exhibition ‘Urgent is the Rhythm’ as it previews in our Cork Street gallery on Tuesday 2 November 2021.

Tyga Helme is a rising star in the new British Landscape movement her works embodies an awakening to importance of the ground beneath our feet.

 

ONLINE TALK: Photographer Sophie Green presents ‘Showtime’

Social Documentary photographer Sophie Green interviewed by our director of photography Dr Julie Bonzon.

Green’s photographs celebrate the joy, uniqueness and eccentricities of under-represented subcultures in Britain, often in playful and humorous ways.

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A New Stone Book
by Robert Macfarlane

Sculptor Laurence Edwards’s public commission ‘A Rich Seam’ is a celebration of Doncaster’s mining community. Robert Macfarlane, author of Underland,The Old Ways, Landmarks,The Lost Words met with Laurence during the three year project.

 

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Ti Parks
by Fiona Gruber

On the wall of his studio in Blackheath, South London, Ti Parks had pinned some words by Samuel Beckett (1906-1989).

“Don’t ask me for any meaning in the thing; it just is what it is.”

 

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