Elisabeth Frink

Goggled Head II (teeth)

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About this artwork

The Goggle Head series began in 1967, when Frink moved to France. She stated: ‘I got interested in the Algerian war, which was then only just over. … What really triggered the series were some extraordinary photographs of people like General Oufkir. They all hid behind dark glasses, and these became a symbol of evil for me. The title Goggle Head was rather facetious, a way of dealing with the horror of the imagery. This head was cast in bronze in an edition of six.

Published November 2021

  • artist:
    Elisabeth FrinkEnglish (1930 - 1993)
  • title:
    Goggled Head II (teeth)
  • date created:
    1969
  • materials:
    Bronze
  • measurements:
    64.80 cm (height)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Provided to the National Galleries of Scotland in accordance with the wishes of the artist’s late son, Lin Jammet, 2020
  • accession number:
    GMA 5680
  • gallery:
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Elisabeth Frink

Elisabeth Frink