Art December 2021
On “Lynn Chadwick: Exploring the Abstract, 60 years on” at Willer, London.
This autumn, the work of the sculptor Lynn Chadwick (1914–2003), one of the most significant British artists of the twentieth century, has been essential viewing. A special show was on at the Willer Gallery in Kensington, London, and at the Willer’s outpost at Sotheby’s, while a wilder and more dramatic experience may still be found via a journey to Lypiatt Park in Gloucestershire.1
Chadwick’s work and reputation evolved in interesting ways. He began as an architect in London, working as a draftsman at a number of firms until he came across Rodney Thomas’s practice. Thomas’s unique talents as a creative...
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