Exhibition

Alfred Basbous: Modernist Pioneer

17 Feb 2017 – 22 Apr 2017

Event times

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm
Sat 11am-5pm
Sun closed

Cost of entry

free

Sophia Contemporary

London, United Kingdom

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Lebanese sculptor Alfred Basbous will be the subject of a mini-retrospective.

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Lebanese sculptor Alfred Basbous will be the subject of a mini-retrospective. Focused on the aesthetic principles of shape, movement, line and material, his sculptures display a deeply ingrained sincerity and a search for the essence of beauty. Working in the tradition of sculptors such as Auguste Rodin, Jean Arp and Henry Moore, Alfred Basbous explored the potential of noble materials such as bronze, wood and marble to express the sensuality and purity of the human form. This aversion towards frivolous and meaningless embellishments echoed his own philosophy of simplicity.

 

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