Public Sculpture of Glasgow: Public Sculpture of Britain Volume Five

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University Press, 2002 - Art - 538 pages
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Glasgow is notable as being one of the few British cities to have resisted artistic centralization based in London. Only in Glasgow were there significant local workshops, often family-based, training dynasties of native sculptors.Public Sculpture of Glasgowincludes work by some of the most influential British and continental sculptors during the last 200 years including John Flaxman, John Gibson, J.H. Foley and Carlo Marochetti. Ray McKenzie has in this volume for the first time demonstrated the importance of Glasgow’s architectural sculpture and explained its function with a wealth superbly arranged and carefully marshaled detail.

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Damian Sutton is Lecturer in Historical and Critical Studies, Susan Brind is Course Leader, Mphil Art and Design in Organisational Contexts and Ray McKenzie is Senior Lecturer in Historical and Critical Studies, all at Glasgow School of Art.

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