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Barry Flanagan

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Barry Flanagan

This catalogue that accompanies the Barry Flanagan 18 September — 24 November 2019 exhibition at Ikon Gallery.

For Flanagan, sculpture was as much performance, sound, light as it was bronze and carving. The exposure of process and method is something he consistently performed in every medium he used throughout his career. He frequently used casts of objects as components in sculptures and allowed bits of the armature to show through stripes of clay or plaster, thereby exposing and recording the processes of its making. The durational nature of his films is translated into the bronzes, as we bear witness to the processes of casting. It is aptly contradictory then, that the fleeting hare should become a monument to time and duration, channelling the quixotic, mysterious propositions implicit in the early work.

This catalogue contains installation images of the works in Ikon Gallery and includes text by the artist.

 

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