Monday, September 22, 2014

Couple on a Seat

“Couple on a Seat” by Lynn Chadwick, 1984
Cabot Square, Canary Wharf
London, September 2014

See also: High Wind IV

“By the end of this decade, however, he had started working on complex groups of figures, sometimes involving five, six or even seven male and female figures, and known as the Watcher and Elektra series. With their heads reduced to pyramidal, diamond or block-like shapes and their arms subsumed in their torsos, they display, at their best, a brooding stillness. Too often, though, these simplifications could become stylistic mannerisms. The same is true for the winged and wind-blown figures that also emerged in the 1970s and 1980s, which often look at their best in outdoor locations.”
(Lynn Chadwick, The Telegraph)

1 comment:

Dina said...

She is very sharp.

And you got a bonus bench.