These works all imply a narrative. They involve a syntax that stretches across elements of architectural form to caricature, and from the domestic to the archetypal. Although the elements are overt, their relationships and interplay deliberately invites multiple and layered readings. Associations and connections are made and unmade, forming tentative ties to myth, memories, fables […]


Robert Wood’s work with architectural titles, such as Canopies or Pavilions, approach the constellation building-remembering-projecting from yet another angle, tending to start from the functions served by such buildings. Site 2009 Work Room 2009 Adjusted Currents 2008 Adjusted Currents (detail) 2008 Canopy I 2008 Canopy II 2008 Canopy and Pylon 2008 Canopy and Pylon 2008 […]

medal past and present by robert wood


Robert was a member of the British Art Medal Society between 1996 and 2006. The selected medals here are from a total of eleven made during this time and include two medals that were editioned for the society, ‘Past and Present’and ‘Not a Day Without a Line’ produced in collaboration with Camilla Peters. Learn more […]


Selected early work used unusual materials like rubber and Lino flooring in tandem with wood and metal. There is an elegant precision from the outset, components included drawn or sketched elements. Robert’s work was in alignment with what was happening in sculpture toward the end of the 70s and the move away from the monumental, […]

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