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From the archive: Alice Meredith Williams ARBS
Phyllida Shaw unveils the life and work of a little known sculptor
05 Feb 2019‘Small of stature and delicate in appearance, with visionary eyes, she acquired amid the rigours of her student life a power of endurance which supported her in the heaviest work, and no obstacles deterred her undaunted spirit from carrying out an idea.’ This description of Gertrude Alice Meredith...
Elisabeth Frink in film
A film made in conjunction with the exhibition Elisabeth Frink: A Collector's Passion
23 Nov 2018Modern British artist Elisabeth Frink spent much of her career living and working in her beautiful country home in Dorset, Woolland House. This film looks at how this environment inspired her explorations of nature and humanity, through sculptures and prints that are both aggressive and vulnerable....
From the Archive: Anne Acheson CBE FRBS
The legacy of a sculptor who's achievements in WW1 still perpetuate
31 Oct 2018Anne Acheson (1882-1962) was a sculptor, born in Portadown, Co. Armagh. She studied architecture at the Royal College of Art, Kensington from 1906-1910. Subsequently her bespoke sculptures became popular in many houses and gardens. Her work was exhibited at the Royal Academy and she became the first...