JULIANA CERQUEIRA LEITE
SCULPTURE IN THE CITY
MITRE SQUARE, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM
27.06.2018 - 27.06.2019
Sculpture in the City, the City of London’s annual public art programme set amongst iconic architectural landmarks has announced the 18 artworks which will make up this year’s outdoor sculpture park in the Square Mile. Launching on 27 th June, the outdoor exhibition will include works from internationally renowned artists. The artworks will be displayed amongst some of Britain’s most famous buildings, including, the Gherkin, The Leadenhall Building (the ‘Cheesegrater’), as well as new locations for this year such as Heneage Lane and Hartsthorn Alley, historic corners of the City.
For Sculpture in the City’s eighth edition, the artworks are spread further than ever across the Square Mile, including four new locations and ranging greatly in form and scale. To tie in with celebrations taking place this year to mark the centenary of female suffrage, nine of the artworks that will be displayed are created by emerging and established female international artists, supported by the City of London’s Women: Work & Power campaign.
Visitors will be able to see Juliana Cerqueira Leite’s three-metre-long artwork Climb (2011) in Mitre Square, a new ‘pocket-park’ in the City.