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Guy Jocelyn Reid is a British/French artist who was born in Johannesburg in 1963 and grew up in London and Shropshire. After having completed his BA in Politics and History at North London Polytechnic in 1984, Reid began training as a classical carver and restorer, going on to work for the world-renowned Spink Workshop (now Arlington Conservation), where he completed work for institutions as varied as the Metropolitan Museum New York, the Getty Museum California, Harewood House and the Sir John Soane Museum London. Go to web page About Guy to read more on Guy Reid and his sculptures.

    EXHIBITIONS

    Guy Reid has been exhibiting work throughout the summer of 2018 with the Rarity Gallery, Mykonos, Greece. Amongst the works shown was his latest sculpture, (above) 'Young Man with iPhone'. More images can be seen on the Recent Works page of this site. He is also collaborating with the Mark Ransom Gallery, London, to produce new works for the gallery. From September 2018 Guy will be exhibiting two portraits at the Art Workers Guild, London. The Guild have selected those of his friend the painter Past Master Glynn Boyd-Harte. From the 24th of January 2019 Guy will be exhibiting at the Villa Navarre, Pau in S.W. France with Sarré Conseils Art....

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    Published Monday 22nd October 2018

    MAN WALKING EXHIBITION. CONINGSBY GALLERY LONDON W1. October 9th - 28th 2017

    Throughout October 2017 Guy exhibited an entirely new body of work titled 'Man Walking' at the Coningsby Gallery, London W1. The work is the result of a collaboration between two exhibitions in 2017 at MOCA London and the Musée de la Préhistoire d'Aurignac in S.W. France. Images can be seen here on the Recent Exhibitions page in the Image Gallery....

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    Published Friday 15th September 2017

    ANTHONY LIN'S INTRODUCTION TO GUY REID'S WORK

    Asian art expert and Hong Kong based fine art dealer Anthony Lin writes an introduction to Reid's work. Read Introduction....

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    Published Monday 2nd January 2017

    PORTRAIT OF ALAN CARR

    Below is a sculpture portrait of the British T.V. chat show host and comedian Alan Carr, otherwise known as 'Chattyman'. The work is in his own private collection. ...

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    Published Friday 1st January 2016

    INSTALLATION OF WORK AT THE TOWER OF LONDON 10th February - 26th March 2016

    Guy showed this figure in The Chapel Royal at the Tower of London as part of an itinerant exhibition around the theme of The Stations of the Cross.The life sized sculpture made in 2007 is carved in relief with the artist as the model himself. The exhibition was currated by Terry Duffy and Aaron Rosen and took place in London over lent. Other exhibiting venues included The National Gallery and St. Paul's Cathedral....

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    Published Wednesday 10th February 2016

    TALK AT THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, LONDON

    'Why Colour has a Place in Portrait Sculpture'.11th November 2015National Portrait GalleryOndaatje Lecture TheatreGuy was invited by The Society of Portrait Artists to give their annual lecture at the National Portrait Gallery London in November 2015. The talk was co-presented by Dr.Holly Trusted, Senior Curator of Sculpture at the Victoira and Albert Museum, and was about the role of colour portrait sculpture. For further information on the contents please contact the artist....

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    Published Wednesday 11th November 2015

    SOCIETY OF PORTRAIT SCULPTORS PRIZE 2015

    Guy is delighted to announce that this portrait of Dame Jaqueline Wilson was judged the best exhibit at the 2015 Society of Portrait Sculptures 52nd Annual Exhibition in Pall Mall, London. ...

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    Published Tuesday 1st September 2015

    LATEST WORK AND EXHIBITIONS

    Guy worked throught 2017 towards three exhibitions.The first at MOCA London opened on the 26th of March and ran until the 30th of April. Above is an image of the sculpture Man Walking which was shown. You can also read artist and MOCA museum director Michael Petry's introduction to the exhibition by clicking on the link Read text on the read more page. From the 23rd of June to the 3rd of September Guy exhibited at the Musée de la Préhistoire in Aurignac S.W. France. Reid showed an entirely new body of work which references the theme of prehistory and includes amongst others the above works, (left and right). Lire en Français le Texte de catalogue par Claude LEGE, directeur du Musée Patrimonial de Barthete à Boussan, qui accompagneras l'exposition au Musée de la Préhistoire. Lire texte. All works were exhibited at Guy's exhibition 'Man Walking'' at the The Coningsby Gallery, London W1 throughout October 2017. (See above)....

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    Published Sunday 1st January 2017