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William Turnbull    (Scottish, 1922-2012)

 William Turnbull - Heavy Insect (Sculptures) h: 52 x w: 84.5 x d: 22.2 cm / h: 20.5 x w: 33.3 x d: 8.7 in
William Turnbull
Heavy Insect 1949
 
 William Turnbull - Horse 1 (Sculptures) h: 24.2 x w: 29.5 x d: 11.2 in / h: 61.5 x w: 74.9 x d: 28.4 cm
William Turnbull
Horse 1 1987
 
 William Turnbull - Metamorphosis (Sculptures) h: 43.5 x w: 8.5 x d: 10.5 in / h: 110.5 x w: 21.6 x d: 26.7 cm
William Turnbull
Metamorphosis 1984
 

Biography
1922 Born in Dundee, Scotland
1939 - 1941 Worked as an illustrator for a national periodical publisher in Scotland before serving in the RAF for the rest of the war
1946 - 1948 Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art in London
1948 - 1950 Lived in Paris
1952 One of the young British sculptors whose work was shown at the 26th Venice Biennale
1953 - 1961 Became Visiting Artist at the Central School of Arts and Crafts
1964 - 1972 Taught sculpture at the Central School
Lives and works in London

Exhibitions
1997 "Surrealism and After: The Gabrielle Keiller Collection", Scottish, National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
1996 "un siècle de sculpture anglais", Galeries National du Jeu de Paume, Paris
1995 Serpentine Gallery, London
1992 Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin
1992 "4 Sculpteurs Anglais: Armitage, Caro, Chadwick, Turnbull", Artcurial Paris
1986 "Forty Years of Modern Art 1945-1985", Tate Gallery, London
1984 National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1973 Tate Gallery, London
1972 "20th Century Sculpture in Los Angeles Collections", U.C.L.A. Galleries Los Angeles
1964 "Guggenheim International", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
1963 Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York
1952 Venice Biennale, Venice
1950 "Aspects of British Art", Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
1950 Hanover Gallery, London
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