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Phillip Lai

Born in 1969 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Phillip Lai lives and works in London.

His recent solo exhibitions include Besides, Camden Arts Centre, London (2014) and Transmission Gallery, Glasgow (2009). He studied both MA and BA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design in London.

‘I’m really surprised and delighted to be asked to be involved in the second incarnation of The Hepworth Prize, especially with such amazing company. I hope the show that we will produce will celebrate some of the many very different mindsets and realities that sculptural practice is, and also reveal its unique focus and concentration.’

Phillip Lai, Untitled, 2017. Cast polyurethane rubber, cast polyurethane resin, concrete, metal fixings, 159 x 154 cm. Courtesy of the artist
Phillip Lai, Untitled, 2017. Cast polyurethane bowls, concrete, laminated plywood, timber, lamp holder, bulb, 83.5 x 208.5 x 59.9 cm. Courtesy of the artist

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The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

26 Oct 2018 - 20 Jan 2019

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Shortlist announced for second The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture

On Thursday 22 March, The Hepworth Wakefield announced the five artists nominated for the second The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture.

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