The Melrose Gallery presents a spectacular celebration of sculpture

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28 Aug 2018

  The Melrose Gallery is proud to announce that the third instalment of SculptX, the largest annual sculpturefair in South Africa, will run from 30 August to 29 September at Melrose Arch.  

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Over 200 artworks created by more than 90 established and emerging sculptors will be showcased in numerous indoor and outdoor spaces throughout the Melrose Arch Precinct. These include The Melrose Gallery, the 8 000-square-metre Daytona showroom, Stanlib, the African Pride Hotel, Letsema Holdings, One On Whiteley, the Galleria and other public spaces.

SculptX was formed by The Melrose Gallery, in association with Melrose Arch, to provide a valuable platform to promotesculpture and sculptors to those who live, work and play in the precinct, as well as art collectors and enthusiasts in general. Sculpture has seen a strong increase in demand over the last 5 years leading to the establishment of many new foundries. 

But we have traditionally witnessed underrepresentation of sculpture created by female artists and those from the previously disadvantaged communities which we hope to positively impact on