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ELY CATHEDRAL PRESENTS TREE OF LIFE - A MAJOR SOLO EXHIBITION BY HELAINE BLUMENFELD OBE

Published: 15 Mar 2018

A major solo exhibition of large-scale sculptures by internationally-acclaimed artist Helaine Blumenfeld OBE, will be presented in the magnificent setting of the 900-year old Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, from 13 July - 28 October 2018. Bringing together 17 bronze and marble sculptures, including six new works, the exhibition will be displayed throughout the cathedral and in the surrounding grounds.

The title of the exhibition, Tree of Life, takes its name from one of the most important and enduring themes in Blumenfeld's fifty-year career - despite atrocities and widespread destruction, life finds a way to renew itself. Featuring five sculptures from the Tree of Life series, presented together for the first time, the exhibition explores the spiritual and cultural symbolism of these works and the other sculptures on display, projecting a compelling narrative of energy, optimism and hope.

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