in Bruton / Somerset / United Kingdom
06.05.2017 14:00 - 16:00
Talk: Elisabeth Frink Remembered: a Talk by Brian Phelan

Hauser & Wirth Somerset is delighted to welcome long time friend of artist Elisabeth Frink, the playwright Brian Phelan to Hauser & Wirth Somerset, to discuss the life and work of this fascinating artist. Phelan will give a series of short talks interspersed with archival films made about the artist.

Brian Phelan is a professional playwright whose work has been widely presented on stage and television across the world. He has been a friend and admirer of Elisabeth Frink since the early sixties and has written on her work.


14:00 – 14:10
Life on the Fulham Road in the Late 1950s & Early 1960s:
A look at the life and work of the young Elisabeth Frink

14:10 – 14:30
Frink on Film:
Bird-Men and Warriors, Elisabeth Frink and her sculpture as seen by poet, Laurie Lee, BBC Omnibus, 1964

14:30 – 14:40
Goggle Heads:
Brian’s Afterword, for Elisabeth Frink Catalogue “Raisonne of Sculpture 1947-93”

14:40 – 15:00
Tea and coffee will be provided

15:00 – 15:50
Frink on Film:
Dame Elisabeth Frink, The South Bank Show, introduced by Melvyn Bragg, directed by Mick Csaky, 1993

15:50 – 16:00
Brian’s address given at the Royal Academy Memorial Service at St. James’ Piccadilly

This event will take place in the Implement Shed.

Read on the exhibition “Elisabeth Frink – Transformation”.

Hauser & Wirth Somerset
Durslade Farm / Dropping Lane
BA10 0NL Bruton / Somerset
United Kingdom


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