Sculpture: The Shape of the Century

The visual arts element of the Salisbury Festival has been getting stronger and stronger and this year looks like the best yet. In particular the success of showing sculpture in the beautiful setting of the Cathedral and Close is followed, and developed, by an ambitious survey of British sculpture since 1900. I say ambitious because it attempts to follow the path of English modernism from the likes of Eric Gill and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, through Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth, to contemporary sculptors such as Stephen Cox and Rachel Whiteread. It's a complicated route, but for the most part they have found a clear way.

`The Shape of the Century', Salisbury (01722 323883) today until 19 Aug

Richard Ingleby