BARRY FLANAGAN (1941-2009)
BARRY FLANAGAN (1941-2009)
BARRY FLANAGAN (1941-2009)
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BARRY FLANAGAN (1941-2009)
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The Collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann
BARRY FLANAGAN (1941-2009)

Opera Dog

Details
BARRY FLANAGAN (1941-2009)
Opera Dog
incised with the artist's monogram and number 'bf 4⁄7' (on the front proper left foot)
bronze
31 3⁄4 x 11 x 34 1⁄8 in. (78.3 x 28 x 87 cm.)
Conceived in 1981 and cast in 1991. This work is number four from an edition of seven plus one artist's proof.
Provenance
Waddington Galleries, London
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
P. Townsend, ed., "Embellishment with the Public Purse: The Responsibilities of the Public Servant", Art Within Reach: Artists and Craftworkers, Architects and Patrons in the Making of Public Art, London, 1984, pp. 40-41 (another example illustrated).
J. Lewinski, Portrait of the Artist: Twenty five years of British Art, Manchester and New York, 1987, p. 61 (another example illustrated).
The Peterborough Collection of Sculpture, exh. cat., Peterborough, Sculpture Trust, 1987 (another example illustrated on the cover).
C. Preston, ed., Barry Flanagan, London, 2017, pp. 280-281, no. 23 (another example illustrated).
Barry Flanagan: The Hare is Metaphor, exh. cat., New York, Paul Kasmin Gallery, 2018, p. 103, fig. 21 (another example illustrated).
Exhibited
London, Waddington Galleries, Barry Flanagan: Sculptures in Bronze, 1980-1981, December 1981 (another example exhibited).
Venice Biennale, British Pavilion; Krefeld, Museum Haus Esters; London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Barry Flanagan: Stone and Bronze Sculptures, June 1982-February 1983, p. 60 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Creation: Modern Art and Nature, August-October 1984, p. 67, no. 79 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
Paris, Galerie Durand-Dessert, Barry Flanagan, May-June 1992 (another example exhibited).
Montreal, Landau Fine Art, Barry Flanagan, October-December 1992 (another example exhibited).
Brussels, Xavier Hufkens, Barry Flanagan, June-September 1999 (another example exhibited).
Kunsthalle Recklinghausen; Nice, Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Barry Flanagan: Sculpture and Drawings, May 2002-May 2003, pp. 115 and 120, no. 3 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Barry Flanagan: Sculpture 1965-2005, June-September 2006, no. 71 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
London, Tate Britain, Barry Flanagan: Early Works 1965-1982, September 2011-January 2012, pp. 115, 152 and 155, fig. 39 (another example illustrated and exhibited).
London, Waddington Custot Galleries, Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, March-May 2016 (another example exhibited).

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