Matthew Spender(1945-), Artist and writer; son of Sir Stephen Spender
Sitter in 2 portraits
Matthew Spender studied sculpture at the Slade School of Fine Art and moved to Italy in 1968 with his wife Maro Gorky. He is particularly known for his large-scale limewood carvings of religious subjects and has also written several books about the Armenian-born artist Arshile Gorky, his wife's father.
by Ida Kar
chlorobromide print, 1952
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