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Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

(1924-2005), Sculptor and graphic artist

Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi

Sitter in 21 portraits
Artist of 14 portraits
Sculptor. Born to Italian parents in Leith, Paolozzi studied at both the Edinburgh College, and Slade School of Art between the years 1943-7. In 1952, after spending several years working in Paris, Paolozzi was one of the founding members of the Independent Group in London. This lead to his inclusion in the exhibition This is Tomorrow at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1956. Paolozzi's use of collage and imagery, derived from comic strips, advertising and industrial machinery, is closely associated with the formation of Pop Art in London in the 1950s. He also designed the mosaic installed on the walls of Tottenham Court Road Underground Station (1983-5).

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Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Cathleen Sabine Mann - NPG 6005

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Cathleen Sabine Mann
oil on canvas, circa 1952
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6005

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by John Deakin - NPG P296

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by John Deakin
bromide print, 1952
NPG P296

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(18)

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1959
NPG P512(18)

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P797(35)

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 23 June 1964
NPG P797(35)

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi - NPG 6020

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi
plaster bust, 1987
NPG 6020

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi - NPG 5952

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi
bronze statuette, 1987
NPG 5952

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ('The Artist as Hephaestus'), by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi - NPG 6097

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ('The Artist as Hephaestus')

by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi
plaster and polystyrene statue, 1987
NPG 6097

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by William Packer - NPG 6915

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by William Packer
charcoal, 20 May 1988
NPG 6915

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Ida Kar - NPG x129550

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 12 November 1958
NPG x129550

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Ida Kar - NPG x13794

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 12 November 1958
NPG x13794

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Ida Kar - NPG x13793

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 12 November 1958
NPG x13793

''In' Group', by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield - NPG x128493

''In' Group'

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, July 1967
NPG x128493

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by ABC Television - NPG x25915

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by ABC Television
bromide print, mid 1970s
NPG x25915

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Harry Diamond - NPG x4116

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Harry Diamond
bromide fibre print, July 1975
NPG x4116

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Jill Kennington - NPG x127148

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Jill Kennington
bromide print, 1987
NPG x127148

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Frank Thurston - NPG x88683

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Frank Thurston
toned bromide print, 1988
NPG x88683

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi; Anna Paolozzi, by Emily Andersen - NPG x125845

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi; Anna Paolozzi

by Emily Andersen
C-type colour print, 1998
NPG x125845

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ('The Artist as Hephaestus'), by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi - NPG D39527

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi ('The Artist as Hephaestus')

by Sir Eduardo Luigi Paolozzi
etching, 1987
NPG D39527

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Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1948
NPG P1084

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