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Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi

British sculptor and printmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Although primarily a sculptor, Paolozzi worked in a wide variety of media during his long career, including printmaking, mosaic, ceramics, and tapestry. Paolozzi was one of the founding members of the avant-garde Independent Group associated in the 1950s with London's ICA. Perhaps his most famous commission is the enormous glass-tile mosaic project for London's Tottenham court Road tube station of 1984. The Tate Gallery held a retrospective exhibition in 1971 and the Dean Gallery in Edinburgh, part of the National Galleries of Scotland, mounted another in 2004.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500027981.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi:

Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi Untitled, 1971 Screenprint from eight hand-cut screens and photo screens on white wove paper
Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi Futurism at Lenabo, 1965 Screenprint
Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi The Tortured Life of an Influential Modern Philosopher: the Late Ludwig Wittgenstein (June 1964), 1965 Screenprint
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