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Hubert Dalwood

The British sculptor Hubert Dalwood (1924-1976) studied at Bath Academy of Art under Kenneth Armitage. Dalwood exhibited for many years with Gimpel Fils, and represented Britain at the Venice Biennale in 1962. Dalwood's primarily abstract sculptures of the 1950s and early 1960s often evoked the feeling of ritualistic objects or artefacts: as Herbert Read wrote at the time, 'the modern artist, such as Hubert Dalwood, seems determined to lead us back to the hidden sources of awe and wonder'. Dalwood was Head of Sculpture at Hornsey College of Art (1966-73) and at the Central School of Art, London (1974-76). He was commissioned to make works for various public projects and universities in Britain, and many of his works were cast in his favoured material, aluminium. Three years after Dalwood's death, the Arts Council of Great Britain organized a touring retrospective exhibition of his work.


Queen - Details

Queen 1962
42.5 x 10 x 10 inches
Edition of 8

Private collection

Stone Head - Details

Stone Head c 1948
11.75 inches high
Stone carving

Private collection