Maggi Hambling

born 1945

Maggi Hambling, ‘Father, Late December 1997’ 1997
Father, Late December 1997 1997
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Maggi Hambling (born 23 October 1945) is a British painter and sculptor. Perhaps her best-known public works are the sculptures A Conversation with Oscar Wilde in London and Scallop, a 4-metre-high steel piece on Aldeburgh beach dedicated to Benjamin Britten. Both works have attracted a great degree of controversy.

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Film and audio


Maggi Hambling: 'Every portrait is like a love affair'

Hambling is known for her intricate paintings of portraits, the sea, and sculpture


Reflections on the Art School – Part 3: Alice Strickland

This is a video recording from Tate Britain conference Reflections on the Art School and is with Alice Strickland (Independent ...


Maggi Hambling, Jenny Saville and Nigel Cooke on Bacon

As Francis Bacon's influence and legacy fall under the spotlight with Tate Britain's major retrospective, this evening discussion ...

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