Chadwick, Lynn

Chadwick, Lynn

(Lynn Russell Chadwick), 1914–2003, English sculptor. After studying architecture, Chadwick began his career as a sculptor in 1945, working largely in metal. He came to international attention when he represented Great Britain in the 1952 Venice Biennale and when he was awarded the International Sculpture Prize at the 1956 Biennale. Chadwick first produced wire mobilesmobile
, a type of moving sculptural artwork developed by Alexander Calder in 1932 and named by Marcel Duchamp. Often constructed of colored metal pieces connected by wires or rods, the mobile has moving parts that are sensitive to a breeze or light touch; it can be designed to
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. After 1955 he turned to large metal works, often in bronze or steel, that are largely angular semiabstract human or other figures. Among these sculptures, many of which have been placed in outdoor settings, the monumental bronzes Three Elektras (1969) and Two Seated Figures (1973) and the stainless steel Crouching Beast I (1990).
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Davenham team: John Barnett, Peter Wilbraham, Greg Stenson, John Laycock, Stuart Williams, Simon Knowles, Darren Chadwick, Lynn Cowley; Mark Lewis, Gerald Irwin; Stephen Pratt, Deborah Baker, Andrew Griffin, Beverley Marsh; Gavin McLaren, Caroline Luxmore, Peter Raybould
PRESCOT CABLES: Paxton, Holmes, Jones, Chadwick, Lynn, O'Donnell, Garforth, Taylor, McNutt, Peers (Cooper 80), Brown (Connelly 78).