Mood board Material: Installations to take your breath away
By WGSN Insider

WGSN Visual Merchandising Editor Claire Dickinson is obsessed with stunning imagery. In this new column she’s going to share snapshots of the things inspiring her each month

Feb 12, 2016

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Every month I head out around London to capture images from the most exciting art, architecture and design exhibitions, which can serve as inspiration for my work, now I want to share that with Insider readers.

Highlights from recent exhibitions include Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture at the Tate Modern, Champagne Life at the Saatchi Gallery and Maisons Fragiles at Hauser & Wirth.

Here’s my current round up:

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Longing Lasting by Claire Barclay, who works mainly in sculpture and printmaking, at the Stephen Friedman Gallery.

Antennae with Red and Blue Dots

Antennae with Red and Blue Dots by Alexander Calder in the Tate Modern’s Performing Sculpture exhibition.

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The entrance to the Charles Petillon: Invasions exhibition is filled with his signature balloon installations.


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The Scarecrow by Tamara Henderson as part of the Condo exhibition.



Taxidermied sculptures by artist Soheila Sokhanvari



Food for Thought – Al-Muallaqat is composed of aluminium cooking pots used traditionally throughout the Arab world by artist Maha Malluh

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