Contemporary sculptors at the British Museum.
4 October 2008 – 25 January 2009. Admission free.
Tim Noble and Sue Webster describe themselves as artists of circumstance. Walking through the Egyptian galleries they were inspired as to how to use the mice, shrews and toads they had collected. Curator Neal Spencer highlights the appropriateness of such a display, given that in Ancient Egypt animals were bred, slaughtered and mummified in their millions.
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Dogs were popular as pets and hunting companions from early in Egypt's history.
Gormley on the British Museum as the foundation of sculpture.
Hirst on the symbolism of the skull and its relevance across cultures.
On Mueck's large scale sculpture, displayed next to the Easter Island statue.
Noble and Webster's twist on the mummification of animals.
Marc Quinn reveals his latest piece, inspired by ancient Greek sculpture.