A Collector’s Passion: Elisabeth Frink in The Ingram Collection
20 October 2018 – 6 January 2019
This is one of a number of exhibitions marking 25 years since the death of one of the 20th century's most exciting and innovative British sculptors.
The Ingram Collection owns more works by Frink than any other artist (28 in total) including monumental bronzes, watercolours, lithographs and drawings ranging from 1955 to 1990. This exhibition explores the intriguing relationship between artist and collector.
A sculptor and print-maker, Frink was associated with the post-First World War group of British sculptors, including Reg Butler and Eduardo Paolozzi. She is best known for her bronze outdoor sculptures, and examples in The Ingram Collection include Warrior II (1964), Soldier’s Heads II (1965), and a rare sculpture of a woman, Walking Madonna (1981).
Other highlights include her depictions of horses and birds such as Lying Down Horse (1977), Wounded Horse (1989), and Warrior Bids (1957), and Goggle Head (1967) from her series of threatening, monumental male heads.