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The sculpture of Robert Adams

Author: A I Grieve; Robert Adams
Publisher: London : Henry Moore Foundation, in association with Lund Humphries, 1992.
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This is a publication devoted to the sculpture of Robert Adams (1917-84), a leading member of the British avant-garde after the Second World War.
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Grieve, A. I. (Alastair Ian)
Sculpture of Robert Adams.
London : Henry Moore Foundation, in association with Lund Humphries, 1992
(OCoLC)604369916
Named Person: Robert Adams; Robert Adams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A I Grieve; Robert Adams
ISBN: 0853316244 9780853316244
OCLC Number: 29475205
Description: 263 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Contents: 1. From provincial beginnings to the first one-man exhibition in London and contact with the Parisian avant-garde. 1917-48 --
2. The second exhibition at Gimpel Fils Gallery. The start of a reputation among the British avant-garde. Visit to the United States. Teaching at the Central School of Art. 1949-50 --
3. The Festival of Britain and the Venice Biennale. The move to abstract sculpture. 1951-52 --
4. One-man exhibitions and group exhibitions with the abstract avant-garde. 1952-56 --
5. Architectural commissions. 1954-58 --
6. The change to welded metal sculpture. 1956-60 --
7. Major one-man exhibitions at home and abroad. 1961-63 --
8. Architectural commissions. 1961-70 --
9. The last sculptures in welded steel. 1964-68 --
10. The change to carving in marble and casting in bronze. Large sculptures in stainless steel. 1968-74 --
11. The last bronzes. 1974-82 --
Catalogue of sculptures --
Chronology: Life --
Chronology: Exhibitions.
Responsibility: Alastair Grieve.

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This is a publication devoted to the sculpture of Robert Adams (1917-84), a leading member of the British avant-garde after the Second World War.

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