21st Century Gallery
Original etching 'Arch 1' by Ivor Abrahams RA. 1935-2015 Signed, dated and inscribed.
REF: 2520 / LA333623
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This large etching 62 cm x 80 cm (frame size 80 cm x 100 cm)was executed in 1971 and is framed in a metal moulding with a white mount. One of the other pulls from the plate is in the permanent collection of the Tate Gallery, see link below. https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/abrahams-arch-i-p11106 An important modern artist whose works were avidly collected by David Bowie and after his death his collection was sold at Sotheby's in 2016. I have other examples for sale. For information, please contact me. Ivor Abrahams studied at St Martin’s School of Art under Anthony Caro from 1952 to 1953 and at Camberwell School of Art under Karel Vogel from 1954 to 1957. He was apprenticed at the Fiorini Art bronze foundry in 1957 and went on to work as a display artist for Adele Rootstein. After extensive travel in Europe, he became a visiting lecturer in Sculpture at Birmingham College of Art and Coventry College of Art between 1960 and 1964. He was a visiting lecturer at Goldsmiths College of Art, the Royal College of Art (Prints Department) and the Slade School of Art; from 2007 – 2010, he was Professor of Sculpture at the Royal Academy Schools. Ivor Abrahams’s first show was with Peter Blake at the Portal Gallery in 1960. He also exhibited in the landmark 22 Young Sculptors at the ICA in 1961. His first US solo show was with Richard Feigen Gallery in 1970. Abrahams established his international reputation with a major museum show at the Kolnisher Kunstverein, Cologne, in 1973. He went on to have solo shows in museums and private galleries in Europe and the United States. These included a major retrospective at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in 1984. Recent solo exhibitions were held at the RA in the Tennant Gallery (2011), and the Mayor Gallery, London in 2013.
21st Century Gallery has clarified that the Original etching 'Arch 1' by Ivor Abrahams RA. 1935-2015 Signed, dated and inscribed. (LA333623) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1971
The etching is in good condition.
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