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Specialists in the Sale of 20th Century, Modern and Contemporary Sculpture

Anthony Heywood

BORN:
Hartlepool, north east England,

EDUCATION:
Anthony was educated at the University of Northumbria and Canterbury Christ Church University, following this up with a postgraduate study on Brancusi. He was taught by Jacob Eptstein pupil Fenwick Lawson as well as David Nash.

CAREER:
He has taught at the RCA sculpture schools as well as Cyprus College of Art and is currently Head of Sculpture at the University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury.

RESEARCH GRANTS AND AWARDS:
2009: International artists funding support by Sculpture by the Sea
2008: BBC funding
2008: Arts Council funding
2008: EU Funding in collaboration with the University of Liverpool.

MEDIUMS USED IN WORK:
Ready-mades natural materials and household detritus. He often works with found, mass produced objects, such as television sets, ornaments, the used and the useless, subverting their functions to play with conventional systems of classification and notions of so-called high and low art to provide fresh perspectives on the things that constitute the world around us.

SUBJECTS OF WORK:
His approach to making sculptures is to draw upon art history as well as contemporary cultural and political events.

EXHIBITIONS:
International exhibitions including Germany, Netherlands, Australia, USA, United Arab Emirates and Cyprus and he has recently been invited to make works in China and Sweden.

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