(1926 - 2019)
Anthony Abrahams was active/lived in England. Anthony Abrahams is known for sculpture.
Biography Anthony Abrahams
Anthony Abrahams studied English Literature at Pembroke College in Cambridge. Later, he studied painting at the Anglo French Art Centre in London. Abrahams then pursued a career in advertising until turning to sculpture in 1991.
Abrahams's carefully poised, enigmatic figures follow a tradition in British sculpture that began in the 1950 with sculptors such as Armitage, Butler, Chadwick, Frink and Meadows.
The exaggeration of some features and the repression of others, unified by formal and textural qualities, give his sculpture a personal and expressive quality. It is as if prehistoric fertility symbols had been reborn
in the contemporary world.
His emblematic figures, caught in playful postures, remind us of ourselves and o
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