Barry Flanagan

Barry Flanagan, Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Waddington Custot Galleries, 11 Cork Street, London W1, until 14th May 2016

Barry Flanagan: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral is at Waddington Custot Galleries 4 March – 14 May 2016 www.waddingtoncustot.com

Barry Flanagan: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral is at Waddington Custot Galleries 4 March – 14 May 2016
http://www.waddingtoncustot.com

Curated by Dr Jo Melvin, this exhibition looks at the works from this noted sculptor who was a part of early British Conceptual Art. He worked in a variety of materials – sand, plaster, cloth, metal, stone and bronze – and one can correctly discern a note of irreverence in his approach.  In his film sand girl (1970) where sand is poured over a naked woman the viewer becomes an element in the “sculptural” process.

Barry Flanagan: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral is at Waddington Custot Galleries 4 March – 14 May 2016 www.waddingtoncustot.com

Barry Flanagan: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral is at Waddington Custot Galleries 4 March – 14 May 2016
http://www.waddingtoncustot.com

The show’s title comes from a review by the American writer and curator Gene Baro of Flanagan’s first solo show at the Rowan Gallery.  I shall share Barry Flanagan’s own words about his work with you: All materials are sculptural. I experience the physical world in nature and the physical world in our built structures, as sculptural

http://www.waddingtoncustot.com

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