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Details & Cataloguing

20th Century British Art

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Kenneth Armitage, R.A.
1916-2002
FIGURE LYING ON ITS SIDE (VERSION 5)

Provenance

Dr Edgar Berman and thence by descent to the present owner

Exhibited

London, Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., Critic's Choice 1958 - David Sylvester, 1st - 26th July 1958, cat. no.29, illustrated p.23 (another cast);
Rotterdam, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Kenneth Armitage & William Scott, 3rd - 30th June 1959, cat. no.20, illustrated in the catalogue (another cast);
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Kenneth Armitage, July - August 1959, cat. no.32, illustrated pl.xiv (another cast);
Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada, Recent British Sculpture, April 1961, cat. no.8, illustrated in the catalogue (British Council cast), and touring extensively to many locations in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong, 1961-64;
London, Tate Gallery, 54-64: Painting and Sculpture of a Decade, 22nd April - 28th June 1964, cat. no.204, illustrated in the catalogue (artist's cast);
Norwich, Castle Museum, Kenneth Armitage, 16th December 1972 - 14th January 1973, cat. no.11, illustrated in the catalogue (another cast), with tour to Bolton, Oldham, Kettering, Nottingham, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Llanelli, Leeds and Hull;
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, British Sculpture in the Twentieth Century, 11th September 1981 - 24th January 1982, illustrated p.133 (another cast);
Leeds, City Art Galleries, Herbert Read: A British Vision of World Art, 25th November 1993 - 5th February 1994, cat. no.10, illustrated p.153 (another cast);
London, Barbican Art Gallery, Transition: The London Art Scene in the Fifties, 31st January - 14th April 2002, cat. no.4, illustrated p.66 (another cast).

Literature

Roland Penrose, Kenneth Armitage: Artists of our Time Vol.vii, Bodensee - Verlag, Amriswil, Switzerland, 1960, cat. no.19, illustrated (another cast);
Charles Spencer, Kenneth Armitage, Academy Editions, London, 1973, illustrated p.9 (another cast);
Tamsyn Woollcombe (ed.) in association with the artist, Kenneth Armitage: Life and Work, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, London, 1997, KA67, p.144, illustrated p.47 (another cast).

20th Century British Art

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London