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The Metallization of a Dream
Published: Published by Lion & Unicorn Press, 1963
Limited edition of 200 numbered copies 4to. 64pp Copiously illustrated with b/w and colour photos of sculptures, sketches and collage drawings, with notes by the artist and with 4 photo-lithographs reproduced from separation drawings Sir Eduardo Paolozzi was one of the most influential British sculptors of the 20th century and a leading member of the Independent Group at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, a radical group of artists who pioneered British pop art in the 50s and early 60s. He studied at Edinburgh College of Art, London's Slade school and in Paris. In 1986 he was appointed Her Majesty's Sculptor-in-Ordinary for Scotland and he was knighted in 1989. A permanent display of his work and a reconstruction of his studio is housed in the Dean Gallery in Edinburgh. Public sculptural works include The Statue of Newton (after William Blake), 1995, in the piazza of the new British Library, the mosaic patterned walls of Tottenham Court Road tube station, the cast-aluminium doors at Glasgow's Hunterian gallery and the Piscator sculpture outside London's Euston station Quarter leather, boards with designs embossed and stamped in silver Good clear text and illustrations, Bookseller Inventory # 125
Repair to top of spine, otherwise binding fine.
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