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No 405 Naum Gabo

“The image my work invokes is the image of good – not evil; the image of order – not chaos; the image of life – not death. And that is all the content of my constructions amounts to.” Naum Gabo, a … Continue reading

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No 399 Henry Moore

“It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.” Henry Moore, an Anglo-Irish sculptor and artist, best known for his semi-abstract monumental bronze sculptures … Continue reading

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No 393 Alexander Calder

“To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there’s no such thing as perfect.” Alexander Calder, an American sculptor known as the originator of the mobile, a type of moving sculpture made with delicately balanced or suspended shapes that … Continue reading

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No 369 Magdalena Abakanowicz

“Art does not solve problems but makes us aware of their existence. It opens our eyes to see and our brain to imagine.” Magdalena Abakanowicz, a Polish sculptor and fibre artist, was born on June 20, 1930.

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No 343 Jean Tinguely

“To me art is a form of manifest revolt, total and complete.” Jean Tinguely, a Swiss painter and sculptor best known for his sculptural machines or kinetic art, in the Dada tradition, known officially as metamechanics, was born on 22 May 1925.

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No 341 Barbara Hepworth

“I felt the most intense pleasure in piercing the stone in order to make an abstract form and space; quite a different sensation from that of doing it for the purpose of realism.”  Dame Barbara Hepworth, who died in an … Continue reading

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No 290 Augusta Savage

“From the time I can first recall the rain falling on the red clay in Florida, I wanted to make things. When my brothers and sisters were making mud pies, I would be making ducks and chickens with the mud.” … Continue reading

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