Explores the intriguing concept of modern scultpures as vanished objects, not encompassing the traditional connotations of weight, scale and material. This book questions both the presence and absence of objects and their makers within contemporary British sculpture.
Michael Taylor is the founder of Paupers Press, and co-founder of Standpoint, an artist-run gallery, studio and educational charity based in London. He has taught at Central St Martins and the Royal College of Art, and has exhibited in both solo and group shows within the UK, Europe and the USA. Previous publication The Mechanical Hand: Artists' Projects at Paupers Press. Martin Herbert is a writer and critic. He is Associate Editor of Art Review and European Editor of Modern Painters, and writes regularly for Artforum and Frieze. Fiona MacDonald is the curator of Standpoint Gallery in London and oversees the Mark Tanner Sculpture Award. Her own practice encompasses painting and sculpture. Matilda Strang works at the Standpoint Gallery in London.