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Phyllida Barlow

Born in 1944, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Died in 2023


Using every day and low-cost materials such as cardboard, plywood, polystyrene, cement and fabric, Phyllida Barlow creates sculptural installations that reinvent one’s relationship with sculpture and the space they occupy. Her usually large yet anti-monumental sculptures, painted in bright and industrial colours, reveal their structural foundations, balancing and stabilising at the same time. For Barlow, the sculpture acts as a landscape through which the viewer walks through, experiencing the p...Read more