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Girl and Falcon

Girl and Falcon

Sculptor  – The Late Edwin Russell husband and fellow sculpt)or of Lorne Mckean.

girl and falcon

Material: Bronze
Edition : Foundry Bronze3/7 Bronze Resin 3/4
Height : 100cm
Width : 54cm
Depth : 50cm


Chelsea Flower Show 2015

Lorne Mckean and Tanya Russell are showing horse and dog sculpture at Chelsea Flower Show, in a beautiful garden designed by Ben Edward.

Lorne McKean, known as the foremost equestrian sculptor in Britain will be showing horse and polo sculpture. Tanya Russell, her daughter, sculptor and Principal of the Art Academy will be showing dog sculpture.

The Stand is number PW35 and is situated on Pavilion Way just to the right of centre above the Great Pavilion.

Please do click the links below to find out more about the artists and garden designer and come and visit us at the show.

Arabian Stallion

Arabian Stallion – This sculpture was modelled  from the beautiful Arabian Stallion Om El Bahreyn.

During Lorne’s exhibition at Heathrow Terminal 5 Gallery  in the summer and completed afterwards with Bahreyn posing at his stud in Sussex.

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Equestrian Art Exhibition

PRESS RELEASE Equestrian Art Exhibition  A Passion for Polo and the Horse

The T5 Gallery situated at Terminal 5 Heathrow Airport is delighted to introduce our Equestrian Art Exhibition featuring renowned equestrian sculptor and gallery artist in residence Lorne McKean and talented emerging equestrian painter Faye Nasser-Joley.

This special exhibition includes a Royal centre piece sculpture: the half lifesize artists copy of HRH Prince Phillip playing polo by Lorne McKean. The exhibition will be on display in the T5 Gallery in Heathrow Airport from 13th May until 26th June 2013. Situated in Terminal 5 Heathrow Airport adjunct to the first class check in desk, the award winning T5 Gallery offers passengers a cultural artistic experience, providing wonderful artwork available to purchase as well as offering a contemplative space within the bustle of the airport. With artwork from international young emerging artists adorning the walls and monumental sculpture at the core of the space, the T5 Gallery provides artistic inspiration for the traveller. Open 365 days a year from 8am to 8pm we welcome all and hope you find the exhibition as captivating as it is unexpected. Continue reading


Lorne has just completed a new bronze of a lovely side saddle mare “Milly”  In order to become familiar with the subject she practised riding side saddle on her polo pony Bonito who seemed very happy with the idea. Apparently in American when judging sidesaddle competitions they even taste the quality of the sandwiches in the sandwich bag!

Millie Millie

Carl Hester on Uthopia

Carl Hester on Uthopia performing Piaffe. London 2012 Olympic British DressageTeam Gold Medal winner.
Currently in the Royal Lounge Heathrow to welcome Olympic visitors.

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Article in August edition of  Horse and Rider

Article in August edition of
Horse and Rider

Wax of Carl Hester

Lorne working the wax of Carl Hester as part of the casting process at Atelier fine Art foundry with a tight deadline to complete the bronze in time for BT’s Art of sport exhibition for the Olympics at the Clarendon House Gallery , Mayfair from the 25th to the 30th June.

Carl Hester wax

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt the Cultural Minister looking at the bronze of Adolfo Cambiaso on Aiken Cura in the current exhibition at the Lewis Elton gallery in Guildford Surrey.

Jeremy Hunt


Lorne went to visit Carl Hester winner of 2 silver medals and a Gold in the European Dressage championships and his beautiful black Stallion Uthopia.
Carl and Uthopia are here seen eyeing the wax maquette of them performing Piaffe with great interest. Lorne is making a larger sculpture of this in bronze for the 2012 Olympic games.

March 2012 Horse and Hound Lorne McKean and Carl Hester

March 2012 Horse and Hound
Lorne McKean and Carl Hester

Adolfo Cambiaso on Aiken Cura

Lorne has had a wonderful season in 2011 following Adolfo Cambiaso through the games and modelling him from life.

The Sculpture is now finished – see images below.

Adolfo Cambiaso on his famous stallion Aiken Cura. This sculpture was modelled watching `Adolfo playing in the Queens cup at Guards, the gold cup at Cowdray Park and at the Dubai grounds.

Adolfo Cambiaso is the greatest polo player the world has ever known. There isn’t a major polo trophy that he hasn’t won.

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Adolfo modelling for the sculpture

Adolfo modelling for the sculpture

Adolfo looking at the sculpture

Adolfo looking at the sculpture

The sculptor Lorne Mckean with patron Ali Asbwardy and Adolfo Cambiaso looking at the bronze at the Dubai polo grounds.

The sculptor Lorne Mckean with patron Ali Asbwardy and Adolfo Cambiaso looking at the bronze at the Dubai polo grounds.