Tom Friedman's 'Untitled (A Curse)' (1992)

The plinth in contemporary art.

Pose work for plinths Artplinths blog

Pose Work for Plinths I 1971 Bruce McLean

Artplinths take a look at the role of the plinth in contemporary art.

Bruce McLean Art using plinths

Bruce McLean ‘High Up On A Baroque Palazzo’ installation, CHELSEA space 2010


Falling warrior Artplinths

Falling Warrior 1956-7 by Henry Moore

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‘Falling Warrior’, Henry Moore, 1956-7


Piero Manzoni Artplinths

Piero Manzoni – Base of the World, Magic Base No. 3 by Piero Manzoni 1961 Homage to Galileo (1961)


Tom Friedman's 'Untitled (A Curse)' (1992)

Tom Friedman’s ‘Untitled (A Curse)’ (1992),

Tom Friedman’s ‘Untitled (A Curse)’ (1992), an empty plinth cursed by a professional witch 

Tom Friedman Artplinths

Tom Friedman’s ‘Untitled (A Curse)’ (1992), Installation view courtesy Linda Nylind/Hayward Gallery via Bloomberg

Donald Judd Artplinths

Donald Judd – Untitled (Six boxes) (1974)

Larry bell

Larry Bell – 20″ Untitled 1969 (Tom Messer Cube) (1969)

Robery Morris Artplinths

Robert Morris – Untitled (Mirrored Cubes) (1965)


Artplinths gallery and display plinths for sale and hire in London and the UK

Display plinths for fine art, fashion, photo shoots & events. London, UK

Artplinths are the go-to guys for plinth hire and sales, for London’s art world and for top-flight retailers and and innovative designers. That’s because on top of our wide range of ready-to-go plinths, pedestals, podiums and display cases we can turn out flawless, bespoke products from our Hackney workshops within days of order.

Plinths by Artplinths

Artplinths low platforms for Bonhams

Clients include:  Tate Gallery, HM Government, Harrods, Science Museum, Peter Blake, Anya Hindmarch, Selfridges, Kensington Palace, Sadie Coles HQ.  Please see our  client list

Artplinths for High fashion

Artplinths for Gieves and Hawkes at Christie’s

Your first port of call might be our online plinth sale and hire shop where you can check out the most extensive range of ready-made plinths available for sale in the UK. Our shop also features Perspex plinth hoods and display cases. All available in a range of sizes and finishes.

Artplinths plinth hire

Artplinths for Plumen/Boskke, shown recently at Maison & Objet in Paris

“Now I see why you guys get all the gallery work! Beautiful job. Thanks”

The shop also features an extensive plinths for hire section so you can now book hire plinths online. All our rental plinths are re-finished to a high standard for every event hire. Perspex hoods are checked, cleaned and pristine.

We also hire and supply gallery and events furniture including viewing benches for fashion shows or video screenings and trestle tables, counters and lockable cabinets. We have podiums and platforms too, suitable for fashion models and mannequins and lecterns in case someone wants to make a speech!

Sarah Lucas and London Art workshop

London Art Workshop furniture collaboration With Sarah Lucas
Courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London is a trading name of London Art workshop Ltd

We’re based In Hackney, east London and can deliver within a few hours of order in the capital. We offer timed deliveries with helpful drivers. Nationally we can do next-day delivery if the occasion demands. All our products arrive well packaged and looking smart out of the box.

If you can’t find what you are looking for in our plinth shop – no problem: our team of experienced woodworkers make bespoke wooden plinths to order so don’t worry if you need something that isn’t specifically featured in our shop. Our bespoke range extends to superb natural wood plinths, hard-wood pedestals and display columns in natural FSC certificated hardwood veneers and birch ply.

Bespoke plinths London

Bespoke plinths made to order: MADALINA ZAHARIA Photographs courtesy of Tintype

Why not have a look at our  bespoke plinths Tumblr blog  for lots of ideas and to see what we are making for other people.

At Artplinths we work hard so you look good: our standards are as high as yours.  We’re always happy to help students, emerging artists and designers too: in fact our prices are so reasonable that everyone, including the big names of tomorrow we hope, can put on a superb show today.

 Contact us at or call us on 07957 754329.

We also welcome personal callers to our workshop by appointment.

Plinths for Retailers London

Artplinths window display at Fortnum and Mason