Barry Flanagan, ‘Killarney Harbour’, 1979-83, Sworders
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Barry Flanagan

Killarney Harbour, 1979-83

Two linocuts printed in colour
10 3/5 × 12 3/5 in
27 × 32 cm
Editions 1, 4 of 30
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Barry Flanagan
British, 1941–2009
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A self-described “English-speaking, itinerant European sculptor,” Barry Flanagan is best known for his irreverent yet elegant bronze sculptures of long limbed hares in all states of motion and rest. Moving away from his earlier Post-Minimalist style, in which he combined and arranged common materials in unusual ways, Flanagan started sculpting hares in the late 1970s. He was keenly attuned to the history of his own medium and often made tongue-in-cheek references to sculptural masters and masterworks. For example, in Larger Thinker on Computer (2003), he pays humorous homage to Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker (1902) by casting a hare in the famous pose but placing him on top of a computer.

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Signed, titled, dated and numbered 1/30 and 4/30 in pencil, printed by Colin Dyer, published by Waddington Graphics, London, with their blindstamp, each on cream Vélin d'Arches paper, the full sheet, framed (2)

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Barry Flanagan
British, 1941–2009
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A self-described “English-speaking, itinerant European sculptor,” Barry Flanagan is best known for his irreverent yet elegant bronze sculptures of long limbed hares in all states of motion and rest. Moving away from his earlier Post-Minimalist style, in which he combined and arranged common materials in unusual ways, Flanagan started sculpting hares in the late 1970s. He was keenly attuned to the history of his own medium and often made tongue-in-cheek references to sculptural masters and masterworks. For example, in Larger Thinker on Computer (2003), he pays humorous homage to Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker (1902) by casting a hare in the famous pose but placing him on top of a computer.

Barry Flanagan

Killarney Harbour, 1979-83

Two linocuts printed in colour
10 3/5 × 12 3/5 in
27 × 32 cm
Editions 1, 4 of 30
.
Bidding closed
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