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Turing 8, 2000

Screenprint in colours on Somerset wove, from the Alan Turing Suite
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Roseberys

signed and inscribed AP I/XX in pencil

an artist’s proof aside from the edition of 50

sheet 75 x …

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signed and inscribed AP I/XX in pencil

an artist’s proof aside from the edition of 50

sheet 75 x 55.6cm (unframed) (ARR)

Please refer to department for condition report

Eduardo Paolozzi
Scottish, 1924–2005
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Fascinated by modern machines and technology, Eduardo Paolozzi produced graphic art, collages, pottery, films, mosaics, and sculptures inspired by industrial engineering. His early bronze sculptures of anguished human figures incorporated impressions made by machines as well as found objects, synthesizing them to evoke new associations. This later developed into a new process of piecing together works from prefabricated aluminum and brass casting molds; the resulting geometric human forms have often been described as “totems for the technological age.” Crucially, Paolozzi came to embrace technology rather than perceiving it as a demon to be feared, and wrote and lectured extensively on how popular culture and science should inform sculpture. He is often cited as an important exponent of Surrealism in Great Britain, as well as an influence on Pop Art.

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Roseberys

signed and inscribed AP I/XX in pencil

an artist’s proof aside from the edition of 50

sheet 75 x …

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signed and inscribed AP I/XX in pencil

an artist’s proof aside from the edition of 50

sheet 75 x 55.6cm (unframed) (ARR)

Please refer to department for condition report

Eduardo Paolozzi
Scottish, 1924–2005
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Fascinated by modern machines and technology, Eduardo Paolozzi produced graphic art, collages, pottery, films, mosaics, and sculptures inspired by industrial engineering. His early bronze sculptures of anguished human figures incorporated impressions made by machines as well as found objects, synthesizing them to evoke new associations. This later developed into a new process of piecing together works from prefabricated aluminum and brass casting molds; the resulting geometric human forms have often been described as “totems for the technological age.” Crucially, Paolozzi came to embrace technology rather than perceiving it as a demon to be feared, and wrote and lectured extensively on how popular culture and science should inform sculpture. He is often cited as an important exponent of Surrealism in Great Britain, as well as an influence on Pop Art.

Turing 8, 2000

Screenprint in colours on Somerset wove, from the Alan Turing Suite
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