Elisabeth Frink Remembered: a Talk by Brian Phelan

  • Sat 6 May 2017
  • 2 pm

We are delighted to welcome long time friend of artist Elisabeth Frink, the playwright Brian Phelan to Hauser & Wirth Somerset, to discuss the life and work of this fascinating artist. Phelan will give a series of short talks interspersed with archival films made about the artist. Brian Phelan is a professional playwright whose work has been widely presented on stage and television across the world. He has been a friend and admirer of Elisabeth Frink since the early sixties and has written on her work. Programme: 14:00 – 14:10 Life on the Fulham Road in the Late 1950s & Early 1960s: A look at the life and work of the young Elisabeth Frink 14:10 – 14:30 Frink on Film: Bird-Men and Warriors, Elisabeth Frink and her sculpture as seen by poet, Laurie Lee, BBCOmnibus, 1964 14:30 – 14:40 Goggle Heads: Brian’s Afterword, for Elisabeth Frink Catalogue Raisonne of Sculpture 1947-93 14:40 – 15:00 Interval Tea and coffee will be provided 15:00 – 15:50 Frink on Film: Dame Elisabeth Frink, The South Bank Show, introduced by Melvyn Bragg, directed by Mick Csaky, 1993 15:50 – 16:00 Brian’s address given at the Royal Academy Memorial Service at St. James’ Piccadilly This event will take place in the Implement Shed. This is a free event, however advanced booking is essential. Photo: Pete Kinnear, 1975 © The Frink Estate

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