Lynn Chadwick: A Sculptor on the International Stage
Artist(s): Lynn Chadwick
Author(s): Michael Bird, Marin R. Sullivan
Year published: 2019
Publisher: Scheidegger und Spiess AG, Verlag
Publisher Location: Zürich
Total Pages: 232
Illustrations: 136 colour illustrations, 87 black and white illustrations
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The first book to place the art of British sculptor Lynn Chadwick in its international context, examining in particular the reception and promotion of Chadwick’s sculpture in the United States. Richly illustrated.
This is the first book to set the work of British sculptor Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003) in its international context. Chadwick, a leading figure in modern British art and celebrated for his innovative steel and bronze sculptures of abstracted, expressive figures and animals, always felt that his work was better understood abroad than in his native country. In this richly illustrated monograph, distinguished British scholar and writer Michael Bird, and eminent American art historian and curator Marin R.
Sullivan chart the different phases of Chadwick’s long career. They vividly locate his art within the wider narrative of European and American post-war sculpture. They examine in particular the reception and promotion of Chadwick’s sculpture in the United States, and how a collection of some 140 of his works at the Berman Museum in rural Pennsylvania came to be.