Richard Stone (sculptor)

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Richard Stone
Born1974 (age 48–49)
Devon, United Kingdom
Alma materCentral Saint Martins
ElectedRoyal British Society of Sculptors

Richard Stone is a British sculptor and painter and a fellow and trustee of the Royal British Society of Sculptors.[1] He was born in 1974 in England and graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2000. In 2014 Stone was awarded the Brian Mercer Residency for Bronze Casting[2] and in 2013 was awarded Arts Council England funding.[3] Stone works between London and Pietrasanta, Italy.

Notable exhibitions[edit]

Works by Stone were included in Sweep~Landskip (2018), an exhibition of international artists whose work use landscape as a concept.[4] In 2018, Stone exhibited marble works and a series of abstract paintings at Art Brussels.[5] He was included in the exhibition Nature Morte, which toured museums in Norway, Sweden and Poland before returning to London's Guildhall in 2017.[6] Recent solo exhibitions include everywhen (2017)[7] and gleam (2014).[8]

Critical responses[edit]

Stone has been referred to as "one of the most talented emerging artists working in the UK today"[9] and his practice seen as seen as "intrinsic to consider our place and purpose within an ever-changing world".[10] Stone was also included in Michael Petry's Nature Morte which explored the timeless tradition of still life, bought up to date by international contemporary artists including Matt Collishaw, Elmgreen & Dragset, Gabriel Orozco and Gerhard Richter.[11]

Media recognition[edit]

Stone has been featured in many media articles including Artdependence,[12] Elephant and Wall Street International Magazine.[13] In 2018, a documentary entitled Hard Beauty screened on Sky Arts in the United Kingdom. The documentary featured Stone discussing his mentor Helaine Blumenfeld's sculptural practice.[14] In 2017, Stone appeared on London Live, where he spoke about the exhibition Nature Morte.[15]


  1. ^ "RBS Council » Royal British Society of Sculptors".
  2. ^ "Brian Mercer Residencies » Royal British Society of Sculptors".
  3. ^ "Richard Stone » Brian Mercer Residencies » Royal British Society of Sculptors".
  4. ^ "kinokino".
  5. ^ "art brussels 2018". richard stone.
  6. ^ "Nature Morte". MOCA.
  7. ^ "NEW: Richard Stone "everywhen"". 3 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Heroic Sculpture by Richard Stone". 16 September 2014.
  9. ^ "Richard Stone: A Collision Of Cultural Reference Points Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery - Artlyst".
  10. ^ "Everywhen Dreaming: Richard Stone". 26 September 2017.
  11. ^ Michael Petry (2013). Nature Morte. London: Thames and Hudson. ISBN 978-0500239063.
  12. ^ Artdependence. "ArtDependence - Statelessness, Collapse and Transformation in Richard Stone's Work – An Interview with the Artist". Artdependence.
  13. ^ "Richard Stone. Gleam". 20 August 2014.
  14. ^ "Richard Stone".
  15. ^ "Richard Stone".