Artist: Pat Thornton (British b.1946-)
Medium: Painted steel
Size: 75cm x 35cm
Details: Signed and dated
Pat Thornton (b. 1946-) Abstract post-modern sculpture
A post modern, abstract sculpture. Folded sheet steel, shaped into an angular sculpture then finished with acrylics. The painted surface plays with and distorts the pieces 3 dimensional credentials. It can, viewed at a particular angle, appear 'flat'
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Pat Thornton 1946- Painter, sculptor and teacher born in Cheshire, married to the artist Oliver Bevan. Studied at Brighton 1965-8 then St Martins 1969-70. Taught by Anthony Caro, Phillip King and Barry Flanagan.
Good lecturing career; West Surrey, Farnham and De Montfort. Gained John Moore's Foundation bursary in 1992 and elected to RBS in 1993.
Exhibited; AIA, Barbican and South London Gallery