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Name  Enzo Plazzotta

Education  Brera Academy
Enzo Plazzotta
Died  October 12, 1981, London, United Kingdom

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Enzo Plazzotta (29 May 1921 – 12 October 1981) was an Italian-born British sculptor.

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Plazzotta was born in Mestre, near Venice, and spent his working life in London. He is best remembered for a fascination with and study of movement in bronze - the human form, horses, ballerinas, and for his female studies, many of which adorn London's streets. He died in London, aged 60.

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Works

Public works include:

  • Camargue Horses stands on the Waterside Terrace at the Barbican Centre, London
  • Crucifixion in the College Gardens of Westminster Abbey.
  • Homage to Leonardo stands in Belgrave Square, London.
  • Jeté, 1975, on the corner of 46-57 Millbank, Westminster, London (based on David Wall).
  • The Helmet,(1964) in the grounds of Lewes Priory; commissioned by Sir Tufton Beamish
  • Two Brothers - Boys Town, Nebraska.
  • Young Dancer sits opposite the Royal Opera House in Broad Street, off Bow Street, London.
  • References

    Enzo Plazzotta Wikipedia


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