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Art Gallery: Maggi Hambling - Sea Sculptures and Paintings | reviews, news & interviews

Art Gallery: Maggi Hambling - Sea Sculptures and Paintings

Art Gallery: Maggi Hambling - Sea Sculptures and Paintings

Selections of Hambling's new wave of sculpture

'Wave Relief' by Maggi HamblingAll images by Douglas Atfield
To accompany theartsdesk Q&A with artist Maggi Hambling by Hilary Whitney, this is a selection of pieces from two new exhibitions of her latest work opening in London and Cambridge. Maggi Hambling: New Sea Sculptures at Marlborough Fine Art coincides with The Wave, an exhibition of Hambling’s wave paintings at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. These paintings, sculptures, etchings and reliefs (a new departure for Hambling) energetically capture the restless motion of the sea and demonstrate Hambling’s increasingly bold way of working.

This sea, the widest of mouths, roaring or laughing, is always seductive. Life and death mysteriously co-exist in the timeless rhythm of the waves. I seek to distil their action as they rise and dissolve, poised to crash.

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Maggi's work is really inspiring

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