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‘Female Figure in Flenite’, Sir Jacob Epstein, 1913 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Female Figure in Flenite’, Sir Jacob Epstein, 1913 on display at Tate Britain. This pregnant female figure stands in contrast to the dehumanised and mechanised visions of the vorticists. It reflects Epstein’s search for alternatives to classical European sculpture. In Paris in 1912 Epstein befriended Amedeo Modigliani and Constantin Brancusi. Both men were producing work influenced by sculpture from ancient Egypt, Greece and Assyria, and by contemporary artworks from…
Chris Ingram - Woking schoolboy to millionaire football club owner and art collector
When Surrey businessman Chris Ingram was approached by Woking Council about making a financial donation to the town’s Lightbox gallery,...
The story of Jacob Epstein's 'Rock Drill'
Between 1913 and 1915 Jacob Epstein made this remarkable sculpture, Rock Drill, one part of which consists of a figure modelled in plaster