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Stranger VI

CHADWICK, Lynn (1914 - 2003)

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Media: iron and cement

Size: 78.7 cm

Acquired: 1964; Gift; Gulbenkian Foundation

Accession Number: NMW A 2514

This winged figure has both human and bird-like characteristics. With its wings outstretched it suggests a sentinel or guarding figure. But is it protective or threatening? Chadwick made his sculptures by welding iron rods. For Stranger VI he added a cement compound to ‘fill out’ the linear armature. This sculpture is the original model from which five copies were cast in bronze.

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