Sykes set for major display of work in Venice

Artist combines acrylics with natural materials

Sasha Sykes: set for an exhibition at the Biennale of Architecture in Venice

Twenty years after she made her first acrylic piece for her father’s 60th birthday, artist Sasha Sykes is preparing to exhibit in Venice at the Italian city’s Biennale of Architecture.

Sykes combines acrylics and resins with natural materials like flowers and foliage to make functional artwork ranging from bookends to desks, and folding and panelled screens.

At the Biennale of Architecture, her work will be on show at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini cultural ...