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Creator:
Lynn Chadwick, 1914–2003, British
Title:

Winged Figures II

Date:
1973
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 26 3/4 x 25 x 16 inches, 110 lb. (67.9 x 63.5 x 40.6 cm, 49.9 kg)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of William Block, Sr., class of 1936, and Mrs. Block
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1994.10.1
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
abstract art | figure study | figures | wings
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1513
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This sculpture is representative of Lynn Chadwick’s interest in depicting hybrid creatures, which suggests a process of dehumanization and metamorphosis. Chadwick began to make sculptures after the Second World War, and he was among eight young British sculptors invited to exhibit at the Venice Biennale in 1952. In the catalogue to the show, the art critic Herbert Read described their work as representing a “geometry of fear.” The success of the Biennale helped consolidate Chadwick’s reputation internationally. The winged figure appears repeatedly in Chadwick’s oeuvre, and it was realized on both a monumental scale for public sites and on a smaller, domestic scale, as in the work shown here.

Gallery label for installation of YCBA collection, 2016

Revisiting Traditions [BAC 20th century painting & sculpture] (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-04-30 - 2005-05-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Lynn Chadwick (Edwin Austin Abbey, 1998-01-22 - 1998-03-08) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Marianne Adelmann, Sculpture in the Streets, Studio, v. 164, November, 1962, pp. 164-69, J10 St94 + (Haas Special Collections) [ORBIS]

Christie's (UK), 20th century British art, Christie's, Friday June 7, 2002 at 11 am , 2002 June 07, Christie's (UK), London, UK, 2002, p. 44, Lot 45, Sales Catalogue (YCBA) [YCBA]

Court Gallery, Lynn Chadwick, Copenhagen, 1978, No. 15, Not Available at Yale

Dennis Farr, Lynn Chadwick, Sculptor : With a complete illustrated catalogue, 1947-1988, , Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1990, pp. 262, 63, no. 660, fig. 660, NJ18 C35 A12 F27 1990 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Dennis Farr, Lynn Chadwick, sculptor : with a complete illustrated catalogue, 1947-2003, Ashgate Publishing, Burlington, VT, 2014, p. 297, no 660, no. 660, NJ18.C35 A12 F27 2014 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Dennis Farr, Lynn Chadwick, Sculptor : With complete illustrated catalogue, 1947-2005, , Lund Humphries, Aldershot, 2006, pp. 290, 291, no. 660, fig. 660, NJ18 C35 A12 F27 2006 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Dennis Farr, Lynn Chadwick, sculptor with a complete illustrated catalogue, 1947-1996, , Lypiatt Studio, Stroud, Gloucestershire [England], 1997, pp. 282-283, no. 660, fig. 660, NJ18 C35 A12 F27 1997 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Rin Chadowikku chåokoku ten, Lynn Chadwick. , Isetan, Tåokyåo, 1986, no. 6, NJ18 C35 A12 1986 + (YCBA) [YCBA]

Winged Figure (Art Reproduction), ArtsCanada, vol. no. 31, December 1974, p. xix, J10 Ar918 OVERSIZE (HAAS) [ORBIS]

Winged Figures (Art Reproduction), ART News, v. 75, October 1976, p. 109, N1 A6 OVERSIZE (HAAS) [ORBIS]

Winged Figures (Art Reproduction), Studio, v. 166, August 1963, p. 48, J10 St94 OVERSIZE (HAAS) [ORBIS]

Winged Figures (Art Reproduction), ART News, v. 55, October 1956, p. 62, N1 A6 OVERSIZE (HAAS) [ORBIS]


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