Exhibiting Artist: Mark Beattie (UK)
British award-winning sculptor Mark Beattie uses various metals to create his abstract artworks that range in size from miniature to monumental.
Black Spiral Commission (2021)
White LED, painted copper on painted aluminium plinth
60 x 200 x 60 cm £9,750
In 2015 he began incorporating light into his work, not as a departure or a change in direction, but as a way to add energy and movement to the sculptures.
Infinity Miniature III (2021)
24ct gold plated copper on stainless steel disk & acrylic tube
12 x 12 x 12 cm £250
“There’s an energy in neon light and not just the current running through the glass, but I see a positive energy which I hope will transfer to the viewer and create some tranquility. A moment of reflection, meditation almost, away from our busy lives.”
Beattie studied sculpture at the University of Leeds, 2006-2010 and completed an MA at Kingston University, 2012. He was elected Member of the Royal Society of Sculptors (MRSS) in 2015, and in the same year he won the Xerxes Sculpture Prize and the Midlands Open Prize, Tarpey Gallery, Derbyshire.
Gold Neon Orb (2017)
24ct gold plated copper, hand blown white neon on aluminium plinth
42 x 47 x 42 cm £7,200
Blue Neon Orb (2018)
Blue neon, painted copper on painted aluminium plinth
35 x 70 x 35 cm £3,000
White Neon in Gold Spiral (2019)
White neon, 24ct gold plated copper on aluminium dibond
100 cm diameter £7,750
White Neon in Gold Spiral (detail) (2019)