Barry Flanagan OBE RA was a Welsh sculptor. He is best known for his bronze statues of hares and other animals.
|Born:||11 January 1941, Prestatyn, North Wales|
|Died:||31 August 2009 (aged 68), Santa Eulalia del Río, Ibiza|
|Education:||Birmingham College of Art and Crafts, 1957-1958 Saint Martin’s School of Art, 1964-1966|
|Awards:||Royal Academician, 1991 Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 1996|
About Barry Flanagan
Sculptor whose bronze hare statues, “Large Left-Handed Drummer” and “Large Mirror Nijinski,” were erected in New York’s Union Square and in Cologne’s Skulpturen Park Köln.
His early works were fashioned out of materials such as sand and burlap.
His beloved statue, “Thinker on a Rock,” became a well-known landmark at Washington University in St. Louis.
He was married to Sue Lewis, with whom he had two daughters.
His 1997 work, “Thinker on a Rock,” was a playful take on Auguste Rodin‘s famous sculpture.
Information related to Barry Flanagan
- Welsh sculptors
- Academics of Saint Martin’s School of Art
- Academics of the Central School of Art and Design
- Alumni of Saint Martin’s School of Art
- 20th-century British sculptors
- British contemporary artists
- British male sculptors
- Royal Academicians
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