Not on display
- Sir Eduardo Paolozzi 1924–2005
- Object: 1111 × 305 × 203 mm
- Purchased 1958
T00225 CYCLOPS 1957
Inscr. ‘E Paolozzi 57’ on base.
Bronze, 43 3/4×12×8 (110×30·5×20·5).
Purchased from the artist through the Hanover Gallery (Knapping Fund) 1958.
Exh: British Council, Contemporary British Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings, British Embassy, Brussels, summer 1958 (18); Hanover Gallery, November–December 1958 (10, repr. on cover).
Repr: Viewpoint, 1962, No.1, p.6; John Rothenstein, The Tate Gallery, 1962, p.272.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II
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ListenArt historian Toby Treves discusses the two Paolozzi sculptures Cyclops (1957) and their brutal anti-aesthetic in this room of work …