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Elisabeth Frink art retrospective at The Lightbox, Woking

PUBLISHED: 16:36 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 22:36 20 February 2013

Elisabeth Frink, In Memoriam III, 1983 © The Estate of Elisabeth Frink

Elisabeth Frink, In Memoriam III, 1983 © The Estate of Elisabeth Frink

The most celebrated female figurative sculptor in 20th century Britain, Dame Elisabeth Frink will be the subject of a major retrospective exhibition at The Lightbox.

The most celebrated female figurative sculptor in 20th century Britain, Dame Elisabeth Frink will be the subject of a major retrospective exhibition at The Lightbox.


Thefirst such display of her workin over 25 years, the exhibitionat the Woking gallery and museum will run from Tuesday February 19 to Sunday April 21 and bring together many of this Guildford-trained artists most important works.


Frink began her training at Guildford School of Art (1946 to 1949), where she first discovered sculpture.For the first-time, this exhibition will showcase the work that she produced there, including a selection of early drawings, watercolours and oil paintings.


The exhibition will also see the full set of four larger-than-life Riace Figures (1986) united and shown together for the first-time inside a public gallery space, as well as the menacing Bird (1952), acquired by Tate from Frinks first exhibition at Beaux Arts.


23 works in the exhibition will be loaned from The Ingram Collection of Modern British Art along with works from Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Tate, The Elisabeth Frink Estate and private lenders.



  • Elisabeth Frink: A Retrospective will be on show at The Lightbox from Tuesday February 19 to Sunday April 21. For more information, visit thelightbox.org.uk.

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