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Medieval and Modern: Direct Carving In the Work of Gill and Barlach (No. 46)

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Addressing questions workmanship, tradition and vision, this essay tackles the work of Eric Gill (1882-1940) and Ernst Barlach (1870-1938) and the notions of what it means to be a modern sculptor working with medieval techniques.

Modern Idioms, Medieval Models: the Sculpture of Eric Gill
Irena Kossowska (Polish Academy of Science and Henry Moore Institute Research Fellow 2003-04)

The block as model: on the notion of 'tradition' in the sculptural practice of Ernst Barlach
Susanne Deicher (Wismar Fachhochscule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Gestaltung and Henry Moore Institute Research Fellow 2003-04)

This essay was written to accompany the exhibition Medieval and Modern: Direct Carving in the Work of Gill and Barlach (4 March - 5 June 2005, Gallery 4).

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