Waddington Custot Galleries

William Turnbull

(Scottish, 1922–2012)

heavy insect by william turnbull

William Turnbull

Heavy Insect, 1949

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horse 1 by william turnbull

William Turnbull

Horse 1, 1987

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metamorphosis by william turnbull

William Turnbull

Metamorphosis, 1984

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Biography

Timeline

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

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
"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