Reg Butler | the artist




The artist Reg Butler
Born 1913, Buntingford, Hertfordshire, England.
Died 1981 Berkhamstead.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Documenta Kassel,


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Italian girl
Works in the TATE gallery
Reg Butler [1913-81] was one of the UK’s best known sculptors during the 1950s/60s after winning the ‘Unknown Political Prisoner’ competition in 1953…
After the Second World War, Butler was among a number of British sculptors who felt that sculpture should respond to the nuclear age. As he remarked, ‘Belsen, Buchenwald, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, were very much in our minds’…


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