Untitled

1968

Panting, John
John Panting was born in New Zealand in 1940, and came to the UK to study sculpture at the Royal College of Art in 1964. He very quickly established a reputation and a career for himself as both a sculptor and a teacher, and when he died in a road accident in 1974, he was already Principal Lecturer in Sculpture at Central School of Art, and his work sufficiently recognised to be included in such shows as British Sculptors ’72 at the Royal Academy. During his tragically short career Panting gained a reputation as a tireless and obsessive worker. He produced a very large number of sculptures in a variety of idioms, moving through a sequence of contemporary issues current in the sculpture of the sixties before finding his own striking style in the early seventies.
  • Artwork Details: 76 x 76cm
  • Edition:
  • Material description: screenprint
  • Credit line: © the artist. Gift of the estate of the artist and Poussin Gallery
  • Theme: Undefined
  • Medium: Print
  • Accession number: ACC18/2012

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