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The Art of Portrait Sculpture

Thursday, 7 June 2012

“Death Mask Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1769-1830”

Can be seen at Presence: The Art of Portrait Sculpture

With portraits by artists from Giacometti to Ron Mueck, Presence is a terrific gathering of people carved, cast, modelled in clay or turned to stone. The Observer’s Laura Cumming takes a look at some of the works on show

Presence: The Art of Portrait Sculpture is at the Holburne Museum, Bath, until 2 September

3 comments on “The Art of Portrait Sculpture

  1. Phoebe Hoare

    Saturday 9th June 2012 at 8:45 pm

    Thank you!

  2. Saturday 9th June 2012 at 7:34 pm

    Phoebe, what a brilliant find!

  3. Phoebe Hoare

    Saturday 9th June 2012 at 6:41 pm

    I love the bust of Colley Cibber, makes a nice change to the more popular stoney-faced ones! I learnt about John Dwight’s sculpture of his daughter a while back when researching and came across another sculpture of Lydia resurrected,

    http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O8070/lydia-dwight-resurrected-figure-dwight-john/

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