Bernard Meadows

1915–2005

Bernard Meadows, ‘Black Crab’ 1951–2
Black Crab 1951–2
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Biography

Bernard Meadows (19 February 1915 - 12 January 2005) was a British modernist sculptor. Meadows was Henry Moore's first assistant; then part of the Geometry of Fear school, a loose-knit group of British sculptors whose prominence was established at the 1952 Venice Biennale; a Professor of Sculpture at the Royal College of Art for 20 years; and returned to assist Moore again in his last years.

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Artworks

Artist as subject

Henry Moore OM, CH, recipient: Kenneth Clark Letter from Henry Moore to Kenneth Clark

1 October 1939

Bernard Meadows, recipient: Joan Augusta Monro Moore Letter from Kenneth Armitage to Joan Moore

[c.1953–5]

Kenneth Armitage, recipient: Joan Augusta Monro Moore Letter from Kenneth Armitage to Joan Moore, addressed Corsham

25 May 1953

Kenneth Armitage, recipient: Joan Augusta Monro Moore Letter from Kenneth Armitage to Joan Moore

21 June 1955

Features

Art Term

Geometry of Fear

Geometry of Fear was a term coined by the critic Herbert Read in 1952 to describe the work of a ...

Sketches, letters, etc.

Bernard Meadows, recipient: Joan Augusta Monro Moore Letter from Kenneth Armitage to Joan Moore

[c.1953–5]

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