Monday, 16 December 2013

Alfred Drury to be shown at Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery

The work of Alfred Drury, one of the leading sculptors of the late-Victorian and Edwardian periods, will be on display at the Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery from January 15, 2014.

Famed for his bronze nude light bearer statues on City Square, the exhibition will review the art and life of Alfred Drury RA (1856-1944), and will examine his role in the New Sculpture movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Alfred Drury, The Age of Innocence, (1897)

Included within the exhibition will be some of Drury’s most important, smaller-scale, sculptural works, including Griselda, The Age of Innocence and Lilith.

Alongside sculptural works by Alfred Drury, the exhibition will display paintings and medals by the artist, and also documents and photographs from the period.

The exhibition will also include works by Aimé Jules Dalou, Auguste Rodin, Lord Leighton, and Alfred Stevens.

Alfred Drury and the New Sculpture will be on display at The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery from January 15 to April 13. The gallery is open to the public, Monday – Friday, 10am – 5pm.

Visit: library.leeds.ac.uk/art-gallery

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