Alan Thornhill

Alan Thornhill

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alan Thornhill is a British artist and sculptor whose long association with clay developed from pottery into sculpture. His evolved methods of working enabled the dispensing of the sculptural armature to allow improvisation, whilst his portraiture challenges notions of normality through rigorous observation. Born in London, he grew up in Fittleworth, West Sussex, attended Radley College, and then in 1939 went to New College, Oxford to read Modern History. In 1944 he returned to Oxford, having been released from the Army for conscientious objection. He obtained his degree, and spent a year in Italy based in Florence, teaching English at Pisa University. He then stayed six months in Oslo undergoing Reichian therapy, from which came the decision to try working with his handsshow more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136586428
  • 9786136586427