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Elisabeth Frink    (British, 1930-1993)

 Elisabeth Frink - Birdman (Sculptures) h: 75 in / h: 190.5 cm
Elisabeth Frink
Birdman circa 1954
 
 Elisabeth Frink - Birdman (Sculptures)
Elisabeth Frink
Birdman circa 1960
 
 Elisabeth Frink - Carapace II (Sculptures) h: 12 x w: 24 in / h: 30.5 x w: 61 cm
Elisabeth Frink
Carapace II 1963
 
 Elisabeth Frink - Desert Quartet Heads I-IV (Sculptures)
Elisabeth Frink
Desert Quartet Heads I-IV 1989
 
 Elisabeth Frink - Dying King (Sculptures) h: 90.2 x w: 198.1 cm / h: 35.5 x w: 78 in
Elisabeth Frink
Dying King 1963
 
 Elisabeth Frink - Fallen Eagle (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 28.5 x w: 38.5 in / h: 72.4 x w: 97.8 cm
Elisabeth Frink
Fallen Eagle 1969
 
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Biography
1947 - 1949 Guilford School of Art
1949 - 1953 Chelsea School of Art (under Bernard meadows & Willi Soukop)
1953 - 1961 Chelsea School of Art
1954 - 1962 St. Martin's School of Art
1969 CBE
1977 Honorary Doctorate, University of Surrey
1982 Doctorate, Royal College of Art
1982 DBE
1983 Honorary Doctorate, Open University
1983 Doctorate of Literature, University of Warwick
1988 Honorary Doctorate, University of Cambridge
1988 Honorary Doctorate, University of Exeter
1989 Honorary Doctorate, University of Oxford
1989 Honorary Doctorate, University of Keele
1989 Retired from the Board of Trustees of the British Museum
1990 Honorary Doctorate, University of Manchester
1991 Honorary Doctorate, University of Bristol
1992 Companion of Honour
Commissions Boar, Harlow New Town (1957), Blind Beggar & Dog, Bethnal Green (1957), Birdman, London County Council (1958), Carlton Tower (1960), Eagle Lectern, Coventry Cathedral (1962), Alcock and Brown Memorial, Manchester Airport (1962), Flying Figures, Ulster Bank, Belfast (1963), Eagle, J.F. Kennedy Memorial, Dallas, Texas (1964), Risen Christ, Our Lady of the Wayside, Solihull (1964), Alter Cross, Liverpool Cathedral (1966), Trophy for King George IV and Queen Elizabeth, de Beers (1974), Horse and Rider, Dover Street, London (1974), Paternoster, Paternoster Square, London (1975), Horse, Milton Keynes (1978), Horse, Goodwood Racecourse (1980), Flying Men, Brixton Estates, Dunstable (1982), Christ, All Saints' Church, Basingstoke (1983)

Exhibitions
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
The National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington D.C. (1991)
Gallerie Simon Stern, New Orleans (1991)
Chesil Gallery, Portland, Dorset (1991/97)
New Grafton Gallery, London (drawings) (1989)
Lumley Cazalet, London (prints) (1989)
Fischer Fine Art, London (1989)
Hong Kong Festival (1989)
Ayling Porteous Gallery, Chester, Chestershire (graphics) (1988)
Keele University, Staffordshire (1988)
Arun Art Centre, Arundel, Sussex (1987)
Coventry Cathedral, Warwickshire (1987)
Reed Stremmel, San Antonio, Texas (1986)
David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney (1986)
Poole Arts Centre, Poole, Dorset (1986)
Beaux Arts, Bath, Avon (1986/87)
Waddington Graphics, London (1985)
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1985)
Royal Academy of Arts, London (1985)
University of Surrey, Guildford (1984)
St Margaret's Church, Kings Lynn, Norfolk (1984)
University of Surrey, Guilford (1984)
Terry Dintinfass Gallery, New York (1991/83/79)
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall (1983)
Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames (1992/87/83/80/78)
Beaux Arts Gallery, Bath (1982)
Dorset County Museum, Dorchester (1982)
Hambledon Gallery, Blandford (1981/70)
Salisbury Arts Centre (1980)
Waddington Galleries, London (1980/76/72/71/65-69/63/59)
Waddington and Shiell Galleries, Toronto (1979)
Salisbury Playhouse (1978)
Waddington Galleries, Montreal (1977)
Galerie D'Eendt, Amsterdam (1977)
Collectors' Gallery, Johannesburg (1976)
Yehudi Menuhuin School, Cobham (1976)
David Paul Gallery, Chichester (1975)
Maltzahn Gallery, London (1974)
Kettle's Yard gallery, University of Cambridge (1973)
Halesworth Gallery, Suffolk (1970)
Thoresby College, King's Lynn Festival (1969)
Curwen Gallery, London (1965)
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles (1964/61)
Bertha Schaefer gallery, New York (1964/61)
St. George's Gallery, London (1955)
Selected Group Shows:
Art Is Why I Get Up in the Morning. Unseen & rare pieces from Elisabeth Frink’s studio & Work by four contemporary British artists Who continue today in the figurative expressionist tradition, Mumford Fine Art, London (2006)
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London (1991/87/83/82/79/78/71-76)
Sacred in Art, Long and Ryle, London (1989)
President's Choice, Royal Academy and The Arts Club, London (1989)
The National Rose Society, Lincolnshire, (1989)
Grape Lane Gallery, York (1989)
Tribute to Turner, Thomas Agnew, London (1989)
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Lancashire (1988)
Angela Flowers Gallery, London (1988)
Expo '88, Brisbane (1988)
Abbot Hall, Cumbria (1987)
Royal College of Art, London (1987)
Albemarle Gallery, London (1987)
Kingfisher gallery, Edinburgh (1987)
Salisbury Ecclesiastical Festival, Wiltshire (1987)
Menagerie, Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall, Wakefield (1986)
Barbican Centre, London (1986)
Chicago Art Fair (1986)
British Artists' Books 1970-1983, Atlantis Gallery, London (1984)
Drawings, School of Art, Guildford, Surrey (1984)
Man and Horse, Metropolitan Museum, New York (1984)
Sculpture in a Country Park Royal, Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts, Margam (1983)
Maquettes for Public Sculpture, Margam (1982)
Artists' Workshop, Newbury (1982)
Prophesy and Vision, Arnolfini, Bristol (1982)
Women's Art Show 1550-1970, Nottingham Castle Museum (1982)
Sculpture at Wells, Somerset (1982)
Annual Exhibition, Hayward Gallery, London (1982/78)
Twelve Sculptures to Touch, Portsmouth City Museum and Art Gallery (1981)
Halesworth Gallery, Suffolk (1981/78)
Sculpture for the Blind, Tate Gallery, London (1981)
British Sculpture in the 20th Century, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (1981)
Waddington Galleries, London (1981)
Growing Up with Art, Leicestershire Collection for Schools and Colleges, traveling exhibition (1980-81)
Women's Images of Men, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (1980)
Biennale, Varese, Milan (1980)
Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournesouth (1979)
Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (1977-79)
Hambledon Gallery, Blandford (1977)
A Silver Jubilee Exhibition of Contemporary British Sculpture, Battersea Park, London (1977)
Arts Club, London (1976)
Curwen Gallery, London (1973)
Balcombe Galleries, Sussex (1971)
Park Square Gallery, Leeds (1971)
Waddington Galleries, Montreal (1970)
East Kent and Folkestone Arts Centre (1968)
Sculpture: An Open Air Exhibition of Contemporary British and American Works, Battersea Park, London (1963)
Frink: Bell: Golding- Three Aspects of Contemporary Art, Whiteworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester (1962)
Sculpture: An Open Air, Battersea Park, London (1960)
Biennale Voor Beeldouwkunst, Middelheimpark, Antwerp (1959)
John Moores Exhibition, Liverpool (1957/59)
Sculpture 1850 and 1950, Holland Park, London (1957)
Some Contemporary British Sculpture, Aldeburgh Festival (1956)
Yngre Brittiska Skulptorer, British Council/Riksforbundet for Bildande Konst travelling exhibition, Sweden (1956-57)
Junge Englische Bildhaur: Plastiken und Zeichnungen, British Council traveling exhibition, Germany (1955-56)
Sculpture: An Open Air, Holland Park, London (1954)
Beaux Arts Gallery, London (1952)
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