Selection of sculpture by Brian Taylor (1935-2013)

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Brian Taylor
Burano Bull 1978 (roadside)
Resin on display (edition of 5)
h180 d135 w225
Price on application
Brian Taylor
Portrait of Dashiell 2002
Bronze (edition of 10)
h38 x d18 x w23
£6,500
Brian Taylor
"Study for Death Cart (Arms raised) Circa 1984 Circa 1984 "
Bronze (edition of 10)
h52 x d13 x w10
£4,500
Brian Taylor
Study for Death Cart (Outstretched arms) 1994
Bronze (edition of 10)
h38 x d15 x w30
£4,500
Brian Taylor
Lily Pier Portrait 3 1968 -71
Bronze (edition of 10)
h25 x d18 x w18
£6,000
Brian Taylor
Tree of Life circa 2004
Bronze (edition of 10)
h29 x d8 x w18
£3,500
Brian Taylor
Hilary
Bronze (edition of 10)
h40 x d37 x w43
£7,000
Brian Taylor
Portrait of Otto, Dog
Bronze (edition of 10)
h20 x d20 x w20
£4,000
Brian Taylor
Baby Portrait, Brian’s nephew circa 1973
Bronze (edition of 10)
h22.5 x d18 x w15
£5,000
Brian Taylor
Belle 1998 (patio)
Bronze (edition of 10)
h124 x d20 x w60
£18,000
Brian Taylor
The Dance of Lily Pier 1968-71 (by the iris bed)
Bronze (edition of 10)
h114 x d60 x w110
£20,000
Brian Taylor
Figure Falling Backwards 1979 (riverbank)
Bronze (edition of 10)
h90 x d132 x w145
£24,000
Brian Taylor
Debbie, Standing Figure Arms Outstretched circa 1980
Bronze (edition of 10)
h140 x d130 x 145
£22,000

Brian Taylor

Born 22 December 1935, died 21 March 2013

Education

1962-64 Worked in Rome in the studios of Emilio Greco, Renato Javarone, The Marquese di Colbertaldo

1961 British School of Athens, Greece

1958- 61 Rome Scholarship, Accademia Brittannica, Rome, Italy

1954- 58 Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London

1953 Epsom and Ewell School of Art and Crafts

1950-52 Sutton School of Fine Arts and Crafts, Surrey

Awards

2013 Posthumous – Jean Masson Davidson Award for best sculptor at Society of Portrait Sculptors

1998 The Discerning Eye – Sculture Prize – Art Review

1958 First Prize for Composition

1958 The Rome Scholarship – Italy

1957-58 Scholarship – The Slade Postgraduate Year

1956 Two First Prizes in Sculpture – The Slade School of Art

1956 Second Prize in Composition – The Slade School of Art

1954 First Prize – Painting – The Slade School of Art

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Ben Uri, The London Jewish Museum of Art (Posthumous)

2009 Woodbridge School, Suffolk

2005 Eltham College, London

2000 Ives Street Gallery, Chelsea, London

2000 The Gallery, Oxo Building, London

1999 The Gallery, Cork St, London

1992 Mary Kleinman Gallery, London

1978 South London Gallery, London

1970 Greenwich Theatre Gallery, London

1962 Via Dell Corso Gallery, Rome

1960 Babuinetta Gallery, Rome

1954 Zwemmer’s Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions

2013 Society of Portrait Sculptors – Posthumously – April

2013 Peter Pears Gallery, Aldeburgh

2013 The Garden Gallery, Hampshire

2012 The Royal Academy Summer Show

2012 The Garden Gallery, Hampshire

2012 Robert Bowman Gallery – Duke Street, St James’s, London

2012 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2012 Artparks International

2012 Threadneedle Prize Mall Galleries, London

2011 Artparks International

2011 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2011 Robert Bowman Gallery – Duke Street, St James’s, London

2011 The Garden Gallery, Hampshire

2011 Royal Academy Summer Show – figure listed in Brian Sewell’s “Top Ten”

2010 Go Figurative – Broadgate, London

2010 Newby Hall Estate, Yorkshire

2010 The Garden Gallery, Hampshire

2010 Butley Mills Gallery, Norfolk

2010 Threadneedle Street Figurative Prize, Mall Galleries, London

2010 Winchester Cathedral

2010 The Garden Gallery, Hampshire

2010 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2010 Guernsey Artparks

2009 Artparks International

2009 The Garden Gallery, Hampshire

2009 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2008 Threadneedle Street Figurative Prize – Mall Galleries, London

2008 Artparks International, Guernsey

2008 Butley Mills Gallery, Norfolk

2008 The Garden Gallery,

2008 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2008 Royal Society of British Sculptors

2007 The Garden Gallery

2007 Royal Society of British Sculptors

2007 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2007 Halesworth Art Festival

2007 Newby Hall Estate, North Yorkshire

2006 Goldmark Gallery, Rutland

2006 The Garden Gallery, Hampshire

2006 Newby Estate Hall Sculpture Park, North Yorkshire

2006 Royal Society of British Sculptors

2006 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2006 Blind Art, Bankside Gallery, London

2005 Artparks International

2005 Newby Hall Estate, North Yorkshire

2005 The Garden Gallery, Hampshire

2005 Royal Society of British Sculptors

2005 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2005 Blind Art – The Royal College of Art, London

2004 Society of Equestrian Artists

2004 Royal Society of British Sculptors

2004 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2004 Newby Hall Sculpture Park

2003 Artparks International

2003 Newby Hall Sculpture Park

2003 Royal Society of British Sculptors

2003 Society of Portrait Sculptors

2002 The Royal Academy Summer School

2001 The Blackheath Gallery, London

2001 The Garden Gallery, London

2001 Newby Hall Estate, North Yorkshire

2001 Royal Society of British Sculptors Annual Show

2001 Artparks International

2001 Society of Portrait Scultors

2001 The Royal Academy Summer Show, London

2000 The Royal Society of British Sculptors – Christie-Wild International, New York

2000 The Royal Society of British Sculptors – Summer Exhibition, London

2000 The Royal Society of British Sculptors – “People’s Portraits”, touring London, Birkenhead,
Canterbury, Bristol, Derby, Doncaster, Cardiff, Exeter, Durham and Scotland

1999 The Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1999 Bath Art Fair, Bath

1999 Chelsea Art Fair, Chelsea Town Hall, London

1998 The Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1998 Kensington Art & Design Show, Kensington, London

1998 City of London Art Fair, London

1998 The Discerning Eye, - Mall Gallery, London

1998 The London Contemporary Art & Design Fair, Kensington, London

1998 Society of Portrait Sculptors – “The Gallery”- 28 Cork St, London

1998 Edwin Coe, London

1998 Internet – ArtOnLine.uk

1998 “Whitechapel Open” Studio Show

1997 The Discerning Eye – Mall Gallery, London

1997 Cheltenham Touring Drawing Competition

1997 Blackheath Gallery, London – commission for new building in Greenwich

1997 The Royal Society of Portrait Sculptors – “The Gallery” – 28 Cork St, London

1995 Edwin Coe, London

1992 Whitechapel Open Exhibition, London

1991 Edwin Coe, London

1984 Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Ockley, Surrey

1984 Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1983 Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1982 Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1982 Hayward Annual, Hayward Gallery, London

1981 Royal Academy Summer Show, London

1981 Mall Gallery, London

1980 “Society of Rome Scholars, South London Gallery, London

Guest Lectureships and Sabbaticals

2005-2011 Studio Master Classes

2005-2010 Master Classes – Heatherley School of Art

2006 Master Class – Suffolk

1984 Sabbatical – Working Tour of the United States

1965-84 Camberwell School of Art, London

1982 Visiting Art Director, Accademia Britannica, Rome

1978 Sabbatical for written treatise of life-size bronze horse

1974-76 Visiting Lecturer, Falmouth College of Art, Cornwall

1974-76 Goldsmith’s College of Art, London University, London

1974-76 Winchester College of Art

Selected Media Coverage

2011 London Evening Standard. Listed in Brian Sewell’s “Top Ten” sculptors in the Summer Show at the Royal Academy.

1999 Art Review – Taylor’s life-size “Burano Bull”

1998 London Evening Standard – Taylor’s life-size “Burano Bull”

1998 Film by Ralph Steadman about Taylor’s “Burano Bull”

1998 The Monocle Magazine – Feature – figure of “Belle”

1998 Art Review – Taylor’s life-size “Burano Bull”

1997 Autocar – Feature – Horse and Car – Ralph Steadman

1989 The Telegraph – Feature – Taylor’s life-size bronze horse in the garden of Ralph Steadman

Professional Bodies

2010 Vice Principal of The Society of Portrait Sculptors

2004 Membership of The Society of Equestrian Artists

1998 Membership – Fellow Member of The Society of Portrait Sculptors

1998 Membership – Fellow Member of The Royal Society of British Sculptors