Helen Chadwick’s ‘Ego Geometrica Sum’: A Biography (No.
64) Leonie O’Dwyer The papers of the artist Helen Chadwick (1953-1996) are one of the key collections held in the Henry Moore Institute Archive of Sculptors’ Papers.
For Yorkshire Sculpture International, Sean Lynch has realised a project for the Henry Moore Institute Research Library based on the life and work of ‘Flint Jack’, a nineteenth-century Yorkshire antiquarian, vagabond and highly skilled artisan, who sold fake megalithic axe heads and ceramic and stone carving forgeries.
Despite their lack of historical providence and verification, these objects still populate many UK museums.
It was published on the occasion of the exhibition .
Artists discussed include Alexander Archipenko, Vladmir Baranov-Rossiné, Umberto Boccioni, Giorgio de Chirico, Marcel Duchamp, Jacob Epstein, Emil Filla, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Eric Gill, Otto Gutfreund, Wilhelm Lehmbruck, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, and Ardengo Soffici. 67) Lisa Le Feuvre and Fraser Muggeridge Issue 67 of the Henry Moore Institute’s journal explores how sculpture has been represented in books.
Find out more about this exhibition by listening to our audio guide Sean Lynch was educated at the Stadelschule in Frankfurt.
Alongside representing Ireland at the Venice Biennale in 2015, he has held recent solo exhibitions at the Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (2017), Charles H.
This record spans Chadwick’s years in Art College in the early-mid 1970s through to her sudden, early, death in 1996.
In 2007 the art historian Leonie O’Dwyer began working on this material to create a critical catalogue raisonné of Chadwick’s works, developing her research through an Arts and Humanities Research Council collaborative doctoral project, undertaken at Leeds University and the Henry Moore Institute.