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Bridget McCrum’s fascination with the ancient world stretches right back to her childhood.

Meet the acclaimed Yorkshire sculptor having her first exhibition in her home county at the age of 86, Article by Chris Bond for The Yorkshire Post..


BBC RADIO 4 : Womans Hour

Bridget McCrum didn’t start her career as a sculptor until she was in her forties. Now at 86 she is still working with stone and in the last 10 years has had more interest in her work than ever...

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VIRTUAL TOUR : The conference of the Birds, Messums Wiltshire

“There is the simplified form that allows the eye to comprehend the piece as a single coherent whole, like a passage in a Bach Cello Suite. Less is more, no fuss. Balance is all. A sweeping line fades and then reappears as you move around the undulating form, invoking the optical effects the artist experienced among the dunes of the Arabian deserts...

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A short documentary portrait of the artist Bridget McCrum and her work by the acclaimed film-maker Mark Kidel.

Filmed, directed and produced by the acclaimed film maker Mark Kidel, the documentary takes an inside view of one of our greatest living sculptors. Visiting her Dittisham home and studio, Mark films and interviews Bridget as she embarks on her latest projects including a return to two-dimensional work.

STUDIO STORIES with Messums Wiltshire. 

"The second in our Studio Stories features sculptor Bridget McCrum at her studio in Dittisham, Devon. The surrounding gardens are home to many of her works displayed against the backdrop of the River Dart."

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Discerning Eye 

It is a privilege to have been invited to be one of the selectors for the ING Discerning Eye Exhibition. I found it very interesting and great fun to work with my co-selectors on reviewing the huge number...


Country Life

Tim Longville is guided through the hillside garden of sculptor Bridget McCrum and learns from her the dos and don’ts of creating a suitable setting for outdoor art.


Royal West of England

Collections include: Minnesota Arboretum, USA. Rolls Royce UK, University of Surrey, Lismore Castle, CO Cork. Spencer Stuart, London. Charter bank, London. Golden Door Foundation, San Diego. HSBC, Malta. Bryher, Scilly Isles and National Trust Gardens, The Homewood..


Messums Wiltshire

Bridget McCrum was born in 1934 and lives and works in Devon and Gozo in Malta. She studied at Farnham College of Art, training as a painter with Lesjek Musjynski, in the 1950s...

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