Lynn Chadwick

(British, 1914–2003)

bird iii by lynn chadwick

Lynn Chadwick

Bird III, 1958

dance xii by lynn chadwick

Lynn Chadwick

Dance XII, 1958

fish by lynn chadwick

Lynn Chadwick

Fish, 1956

maquette iv two reclining figures by lynn chadwick

Lynn Chadwick

Maquette IV Two Reclining Figures, 1973

maquette jubilee ii by lynn chadwick

Lynn Chadwick

Maquette Jubilee II, 1983

pair of sitting figures i by lynn chadwick

Lynn Chadwick

Pair of Sitting Figures I, 1973



Born in Barnes
1933 - 1939
Trained as an architectural draughtsman
1941 - 1944
Pilot in Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy
1944 - 1949
Returned to work for architect Rodney Thomas, London
1947 - 1952
Produced textile, furniture, and architectural designs
First mobile shown at Building Trades Exhibition
Small mobile for the window of Gimpel Fils, London, as part of a mixed exhibition
First one-man show at Gimpel Fils, London
One of the 12 semi-finalists for The Unknown Political Prisoner International Sculpture Competition
Won the International Prize for Sculpture, XXVIII Biennale, Venice


Lynn Chadwick: Prints and Maquettes, Gallery Pangolin, Gloucestershire (solo)
Beaux Arts, London (solo)
Osborne Samuel, London (solo)
Celebrating Chadwick, The Museum in the Park, Gloucestershire (solo)
Canary Wharf, Osborne Samuel Gallery, London (solo)
Lynn Chadwick 1914 - 2003, Dexia, Luxembourg curated by Gallery Pangolin (solo)
Coming from the Dark, Gallery Pangolin, Gloucestershire (solo)
Tate Britain, Duveen Galleries, London (solo)
Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Palm Desert, California (solo)
Tasende Gallery, Los Angeles, California (solo)


Lynn Chadwick, in Artists of Our Time, Herbert Read, Künstler Unserer Zeit, IV, Bodensee-Verlag, Amriswil, Switzerland, 2nd edn. 1960
Lynn Chadwick, Judith Collins; Intro. by Eva Chadwick, Ruder Finn Press Inc, New York, 2006
Lynn Chadwick,Dennis Farr, Tate, London, 2004
Lynn Chadwick, Osborne Samuel, London, 2004
Chadwick, Edward Lucie- Smith, Lypiatt Studio, 1997
Lynn Chadwick, Dennis Farr, Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Kyoto & Hakone Open-Air Museum; 1991
Lynn Chadwick, Sculpture 1951-1991, Andrew Causey, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, 1991
Lynn Chadwick. Sculptor. A Complete Illustrated Catalogue 1947-1988, Dennis Farr & Eva Chadwick, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1990
Lynn Chadwick: The Sculptor and His World, Nico Koster & Paul Levine, SMD Informatief Spruyyt, Van Mantgem & De Does, Leiden, 1988
Lynn Chadwick, in Art in Progress, Alan Bowness, Methuen, London, 1962