Elisabeth Frink

Head

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About this artwork

The disembodied animal head and the screaming human head became recurring themes of post-war art – seen for example in the work of Francis Bacon. This head conjures up on the one hand the mood of the nuclear age and the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps (Frink forever remembered seeing the cinema newsreels) as well as the age of austerity. This Head was cast in bronze in an edition of six. 

Published November 2021

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Elisabeth Frink

Elisabeth Frink