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Edward Allington

Edward Allington

24 June 1951 (age 72) (
Troutbeck Bridge, Westmorland

A Method for Sorting Cows, Kienholz

The art of plaster casting (UCL)

Edward Thomas Allington (born 24 June 1951) is an English artist and sculptor.


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Born at Troutbeck Bridge, Westmorland, Allington studied at Lancaster College of Art from 1968 to 1971, at the Central School of Art and Design in London from 1971 to 1974 and at the Royal College of Art from 1983 to 1984. He was a fellow at Exeter College of Art and Design 1975–77. He won the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition Prize in 1989, was Gregory Fellow in Sculpture at University of Leeds 1991–93 and Research Fellow in Sculpture at Manchester Metropolitan University in 1993. He received a fine art award to work at the British School at Rome in 1997.

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His work was included in the group exhibition 'Objects and Sculpture' at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in 1981 and 'The Sculpture Show' at The Hayward Gallery 1983. He has exhibited widely in America, Japan and Europe.

Allington's work is influenced by his interest in the classical world of Greece and Rome and often includes references to architectural details and ancient artifacts. He has exhibited in museums and art galleries throughout the world and is represented in major national and international collections. Allington lives and works in London and is a Professor and Head of Graduate Sculpture at Slade School of Fine Art at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.

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Major collections

  • The Tate Gallery
  • The Victoria and Albert Museum
  • The Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • The Nagoya Prefectural Museum, Japan
  • Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
  • Public works

  • Fallen Pediment (Piano) 1994 Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, West Sussex
  • The Tilted Vase 1998 Ramsbottom Greater Manchester
  • Three Doors, One Entrance 1999 Milton Keynes Theatre foyer. Milton Keynes
  • Cochlea 2000 Jesus College, Cambridge
  • The Algorithm 2005 University College Hospital, London
  • Publications

  • Edward Allington. (1983). Edward Allington: Drawing towards sculpture. Lisson Gallery. 
  • Edward Allington. (1984). In Pursuit of Savage Luxury. Midland Group. 
  • Edward Allington. (1985). Edward Allington: Bronzes & drawings. Lisson Gallery London. ISBN 978-0947830038. 
  • Edward Allington. (1999). Method for Sorting Cows: Essays 1993-97. Manchester Metropolitan University, Faculty of Art. ISBN 978-1900756037. 
  • Edward Allington. (2003). Edward Allington Site Projects. Bury Art Gallery & Museum. ISBN 978-0953891528. 
  • Edward Allington. (2005). Re Views: Artists and Public Space. Black Dog Publishing Ltd. ISBN 978-1904772200. 
  • References

    Edward Allington Wikipedia

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