One of my early heroes today – Eduardo Paolozzi (1924 – 2005). Paolozzi, the son of Italian parents, was born in Edinburgh in 1924. In 1943 he studied at the College of Art in Edinburgh in 1944 at the St Martin's School of Art and finally at the Slade School of Art in Oxford from 1945 to 1947, after which he worked in Paris. While in Paris from 1947–1949, Paolozzi became acquainted with Alberto Giacometti, Jean Arp, Constantin Brancusi, Georges Braque and Fernand Léger. This period became an…
Eduardo Paolozzi, sculptor/printmaker, born in Edinburgh of Italian descent. Many of his sculptures were assemblages of discarded pieces which he then cast into different metals. Some of his scul…
Eduardo Paolozzi Sculpture
One of Eduardo Paolozzi's aluminium sculptures in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park is just of the M1 at West Bretton, near Wakefield and occupies a 500-acre country estate interspersed with numerous outdoor sculptures. There are numerous trails and paths through various zones, with sculptures by such artists as Henry Moore and Antony Gormley among those whose works are exhibited. The sculptures – which are regularly moved from place to place within the park – blend…
Eduardo Paolozzi: Living in a materialist world
The Scottish artist found fame as a Pop Art pioneer, but it is his colourful collages, poking fun at post-war consumer society, which catch the eye of Adrian Hamilton at a revealing show in Chichester
Jazz It Up A Little
I've reached halfway in my 100 day project, and what better way to celebrate than with a little jazz? I had an unexpected evening last night, consisting of going to see the weird yet wonderful Berlin duo Lambert at the Vortex Jazz Club.