Sins and Virtues

Nicholas Pope

*Exhibition extended until 24 November*

 

View essay by George Vasey

 

Nicholas Pope b.1949. Lives and Works in Ledbury and London, UK.  Selected past exhibitions include Sticky Intimacy, Chapter, Cardiff, UK, 2016, Baldock Pope Zahle, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK , 2016, Nicholas Pope: The Apostles Speaking in Tongues, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, UK, 2014, Richard Saltoun Gallery, London, 2014, New Art Centre, Roche Court Sculpture Park, Salisbury, UK, 2013, The Ten Commandments in Flowing Light, Art & Project, Slootdorp, The Netherlands, 2001, Art Now: Nicholas Pope: The Apostles Speaking in Tongues, Tate Gallery, London, UK, 1996,  Art & Project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1992; Waddington Galleries, London, UK, 1986; Nicholas Pope: Wax Drawings and Sculpture, John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, 1982;  Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, The Netherlands, 1981; British Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, 1980; Summer Show 3, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, 1976; Arts Council Collection, Hayward Gallery, London, UK, 1976; The Condition of Sculpture, Hayward Gallery, London, UK, 1975.

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Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

Nicholas Pope, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the SevenDeadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice), 201414 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawingsDimensions variable

Nicholas Pope

The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven
Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues (Justice)
, 2014
14 Glass chalices, 14 framed drawings
Dimensions variable

180905-SundayPainter-11-_MGL3143-Edit, Sofa of the Seven Deadly Sins and Coffee Table of Virtue, 1998 - 2018Mixed media300 x 390 x 460 cm

180905-SundayPainter-11-_MGL3143-Edit

Sofa of the Seven Deadly Sins and Coffee Table of Virtue, 1998 - 2018
Mixed media
300 x 390 x 460 cm

, Sofa of the Seven Deadly Sins and Coffee Table of Virtue, 1998 - 2018Mixed media300 x 390 x 460 cm

Sofa of the Seven Deadly Sins and Coffee Table of Virtue, 1998 - 2018
Mixed media
300 x 390 x 460 cm

180905-SundayPainter-13-_MGL3147, Sofa of the Seven Deadly Sins and Coffee Table of Virtue, 1998 - 2018Mixed media300 x 390 x 460 cm

180905-SundayPainter-13-_MGL3147

Sofa of the Seven Deadly Sins and Coffee Table of Virtue, 1998 - 2018
Mixed media
300 x 390 x 460 cm

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Installation view

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Installation view

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Nicholas Pope , Laterns of Sin by moonlight, 1998Mixed media on paper29 x 41 cm

Nicholas Pope

Laterns of Sin by moonlight, 1998
Mixed media on paper
29 x 41 cm

Nicholas Pope, Seven Deadly Sins - a public monument at the moral heart of the network, 1998Mixed media on paper58 x 82 cm

Nicholas Pope

Seven Deadly Sins - a public monument at the moral heart of the network, 1998
Mixed media on paper
58 x 82 cm

Nicholas Pope, The Seven Laterns of Sin and The Seven Towers of Virtue in the rear view mirror, 1998Mixed media on paper51 x 77.5 cm

Nicholas Pope

The Seven Laterns of Sin and The Seven Towers of Virtue in the rear view mirror, 1998
Mixed media on paper
51 x 77.5 cm

Nicholas Pope, On the slip road towards The Seven Towers of Virtue, Faith, Hope, Charity, Justice. Prudence, Temperance, Fortitude, 1998Mixed media on paper51 x 78 cm

Nicholas Pope

On the slip road towards The Seven Towers of Virtue, Faith, Hope, Charity, Justice. Prudence, Temperance, Fortitude, 1998
Mixed media on paper
51 x 78 cm

Nicholas Pope, Seven Deadly Sins Services 5 miles...too close to a truck, 1998Mixed media on paper51 x 78 cm

Nicholas Pope

Seven Deadly Sins Services 5 miles...too close to a truck, 1998
Mixed media on paper
51 x 78 cm

Nicholas Pope, The Seven Lanterns of Sin from the motorway northbound, 1998Mixed media on paper51 x 77.5 cm

Nicholas Pope

The Seven Lanterns of Sin from the motorway northbound, 1998
Mixed media on paper
51 x 77.5 cm

Nicholas Pope, The Towers of Virtue from the motorway southbound, 1998Mixed media on paper51 x 77.5 cm

Nicholas Pope

The Towers of Virtue from the motorway southbound, 1998
Mixed media on paper
51 x 77.5 cm

Nicholas Pope , The Towers of Virtue from the motorway, 1998Mixed media on paper55.5 x 83 cm

Nicholas Pope

The Towers of Virtue from the motorway, 1998
Mixed media on paper
55.5 x 83 cm

Nicholas Pope, Oblivion, 3 in 1 and One in Three - a bird’s eye view, 1998Mixed media on paper41 x 58.5 cm

Nicholas Pope

Oblivion, 3 in 1 and One in Three - a bird’s eye view, 1998
Mixed media on paper
41 x 58.5 cm

Nicholas Pope, Unisex urinal I, 1998Mixed media on paper69 x 50 cm

Nicholas Pope

Unisex urinal I, 1998
Mixed media on paper
69 x 50 cm

Nicholas Pope, Unisex urinal II, 1998Mixed media on paper64.5 x 47 cm

Nicholas Pope

Unisex urinal II, 1998
Mixed media on paper
64.5 x 47 cm

Nicholas Pope, Sins and Virtues on the motorway network of UK, 1998Mixed media on paper69 x 48.5 cm

Nicholas Pope

Sins and Virtues on the motorway network of UK, 1998
Mixed media on paper
69 x 48.5 cm

Nicholas Pope, Slip roads to Sin, 1998Mixed media on paper58 x 41 cm

Nicholas Pope

Slip roads to Sin, 1998
Mixed media on paper
58 x 41 cm

Nicholas Pope, The Travel Lodge of Fortitude, 1998Mixed media on paper82 x 58 cm

Nicholas Pope

The Travel Lodge of Fortitude, 1998
Mixed media on paper
82 x 58 cm

Nicholas Pope, The Foyer of Hope, 1998Mixed media on paper56.5 x 80 cm

Nicholas Pope

The Foyer of Hope, 1998
Mixed media on paper
56.5 x 80 cm

Nicholas Pope, Maquette for a Public Monument to Sin, 1/100, 1998-2018Epoxy resin, metal, stone, glitter glue140 x 130 x 50 cm

Nicholas Pope

Maquette for a Public Monument to Sin, 1/100, 1998-2018
Epoxy resin, metal, stone, glitter glue
140 x 130 x 50 cm

Nicholas Pope, Maquette for a Public Monument to Sin, 1/100, 1998-2018Epoxy resin, metal, stone, glitter glue140 x 130 x 50 cm

Nicholas Pope

Maquette for a Public Monument to Sin, 1/100, 1998-2018
Epoxy resin, metal, stone, glitter glue
140 x 130 x 50 cm

Nicholas Pope, Maquette for a Public Monument to Sin, 1/100, 1998-2018Epoxy resin, metal, stone, glitter glue140 x 130 x 50 cm

Nicholas Pope

Maquette for a Public Monument to Sin, 1/100, 1998-2018
Epoxy resin, metal, stone, glitter glue
140 x 130 x 50 cm