Tagged: Paolozzi

Wax relief cast from clay

After reading about the technique Paolozzi used to create the textures for his assembled sculptures, I thought I’d have a go myself. 

Gallery descriptions of Paolozzi’s ‘Cyclops’

The sign by the sculpture at the Tate currently reads: In classical mythology, a Cyclops was and extremely strong giant with a single eye in the centre of his forehead However, the description of...

A physical description of Paolozzi’s ‘Cyclops’

Paolozzi’s Cyclops (1957) is easily recognisable as a figure, albeit with no arms and with an oversized head. Made of highly textured cast bronze, there are fragments of objects – embedded? – into the...

Looking at Paolozzi’s ‘Cyclops’ (for 10 days)

I’d been thinking of making a project about reflection on a piece of work as well as its creation. Often I’d found myself skittering from making one thing then straight on the next one without perhaps paying enough...