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No 271 Eduardo Paolozzi

“Inspiration is where you find it.” Eduardo Paolozzi, who as born on March 7, 1924, in Edinburgh.  

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No 270 Michelangelo

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.”  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, who was born on March 6, 1475. … Continue reading

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No 258 Eric Gill

“Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word.” Eric Gill, English sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker, who was born on February 22, 1882, in Brighton.  

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No 255 Constantin Brâncuși

“When you see a fish you don’t think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water…I want just the flash of its spirit.” Constantin Brâncuși, who was born on February 19, 1876, in … Continue reading

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No 226 Jeff Koons

“Art helped give me confidence.” Jeff Koons, who was born January 21, 1955.  

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No 216 Alexander Calder

“Just as one can compose colours, or forms, so one can compose motions.” Alexander ‘Sandy’ Calder, whose father Alexander Stirling Calder, also a sculptor, was born on 11th January 1870.  

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No 215 Barbara Hepworth

“I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body.” Barbara Hepworth, who died on 10th January 1975  

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No 209 Wilhelm Lehmbruck

“Sculpture is the essence of things, the essence of nature, that which is perpetually human.” Wilhelm Lehmbruck, who was born on January 4th 1881.

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No 199 Louise Bourgeois

“I am not what I am. I am what I do with my hands.” Louise Bourgeois, who was born on 25th December 1911.

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No 151 Gian Lorenzo Bernini

“Three things are needed for success in painting and sculpture: to see beauty when young and accustom oneself to it, to work hard, and to obtain good advice.” Gian Lorenzo Bernini Today I went to one of Tom Smith’s Art … Continue reading

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